2. To form a project; to scheme.
2. That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan. Vented much policy, and projects deep. (milton) Projects of happiness devised by human reason. (Rogers) He entered into the project with his customary ardor. (Prescott)
Project, design. A project is something of a practical nature thrown out for consideration as to its being done. A design is a project when matured and settled, as a thing to be accomplished. An ingenious man has many projects, but, if governed by sound sense, will be slow in forming them into designs. See also scheme.
Origin: OF. Project, F. Projet, fr. L. Projectus, p. P. Of projicere to project; pro forward _ jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth, and cf. Projet.