project [-s] n

L. prōject-um, something thrown forth or out, see project, v.

  1. Plan; scheme; venture; enterprise; endeavor; effort; aim; goal; design; intent; desire; [fig.] secret; hidden power; latent potential; unrealized ability; presently inactive capacity.
  2. [Fig.] dream; vision; imagined view of the future.

project [-ed] v

L. prōjicěre, throw forth, stretch out, expel, reject, give up < prō, in front + jacěre, throw.

  1. Throw; hurl; pitch; fling away; cast forcefully.