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prō-sternō strāvī, strātus, ere,

to strew before, spread out, cast down, throw to the ground, overthrow, prostrate: ceteros, T.: arbor prostravit multam pondere silvam, O.: se ad pedes meos: prostraverant se omnes humi, L.—Fig., to throw to the ground, overthrow, subvert, ruin, destroy: hostem: omnia cupiditate: adflicta et prostrata virtus: sic te ipse prosternes, ut, etc., abase.

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