1. [ adjective ] stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
Synonyms: flat

"found himself lying flat on the floor"

Related terms: unerect
2. [ verb ] render helpless or defenseless

"They prostrated the enemy"

Related terms: change prostration
3. [ verb ] get into a prostrate position, as in submission
Synonyms: bow_down
Related terms: lie_down prostration
4. [ adjective ] lying face downward
Synonyms: prone
Related terms: unerect
5. [ verb ] throw down flat, as on the ground

"She prostrated herself with frustration"

Related terms: throw prostration
Similar spelling:   prostate