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Definition of prostrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prostrate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈprɑstreɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prostrate
     
    he / she / it prostrates
     
    past simple prostrated
     
    -ing form prostrating
     
     
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  1. 1prostrate yourself to lie on your front with your face looking downward, especially as an act of worship
  2. 2[usually passive] prostrate somebody to make someone feel weak, shocked, and unable to do anything synonym overcome He was expecting to find her prostrated by the tragedy. For months he was prostrated with grief.
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