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prōiciō iēcī, iectus, ere

pro+iacio, to throw forth, cast before, throw out, throw down, throw : Tu (canis) Proiectum odoraris cibum, thrown to you , H.: aquilam intra vallum, Cs.: infantem provectum in mare proiecerunt, carried out to sea and threw overboard , L.: geminos cestūs in medium, V.To throw away, cast out, cast off, let go, abandon : omnibus proiectis fugae consilium capere, Cs.: tela manu, V.: tribunos insepultos, L.: qui servos proicere aurum iussit, H.To throw forward, hold out, extend : hastam, N.: scutum, hold in front , L.: proiecto pede laevo, V.: quo tectum proiceretur, was extended .—With pron reflex., to throw oneself, fall prostrate : vos ad pedes leonis: sese Caesari ad pedes, Cs.: ad genua se Marcelli, L.: se super exanimum amicum, V.: semet in flumen, Cu.To cast out, expel, exile, banish : tantam pestem: inmeritum ab urbe, O.—Fig., to throw away, give up, yield, resign, sacrifice, reject : pro his libertatem: patriam virtutem, Cs.: ampullas et sesquipedalia verba, H.: pudorem, O.: animas, killed themselves , V.To neglect, desert, abandon : pati fortunam paratos proiecit ille, Cs.To throw, hurry, precipitate : in miserias proiectus sum, S.: in aperta pericula civīs, V.: vitam suam in periculum: se in hoc iudicium, thrust themselves : monent, ne me proiciam, act precipitately : in muliebrīs se fletūs, abandon themselves to , L.; cf. quae libido non se proripiet ac proiciet occultatione propositā, i. e. run riot.—To put off, delay : ultra quinquennium proici, Ta.

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