Definition for PROJ'ECT

PROJ'ECT, n. [Fr. projet.]

  1. A scheme; a design; something intended or devised; contrivance; as, the project of a canal from the Hudson to the lakes; all our projects of happiness are liable to be frustrated.
  2. An idle scheme; a design not practicable; as, a man given to projects.

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