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prostrate

Translation of prostrate in German:

adjective

British English: /ˈprɒstreɪt/
American English: /ˈprɑstreɪt/
  • 1
    [auf dem Bauch] ausgestreckt
    she lay prostrate before him
    sie lag ihm zu Füßen
    prostrate with grief/shame
    von Schmerz/Trauer übermannt
  • 2 (exhausted) be prostrate with fever
    vom Fieber geschwächt sein
  • 3 (Botany)
    kriechend

transitive verb

British English: /prɒˈstreɪt/
American English: /ˈprɑstreɪt/
  • 1 (lay flat)
    zu Boden werfen (Person)
  • 3 (exhaust) be prostrated by exhaustion
    vor Erschöpfung ganz kraftlos sein

reflexive verb

  • (throw oneself down)prostrate oneself [at something/before somebody]
    sich [vor etwas/jemandem] niederwerfen
    prostrate oneself at somebody's feet
    sich jemandem zu Füßen werfen
    prostrate oneself [before somebody] (humble oneself)
    sich [vor jemandem] demütigen

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