projected

The adjective projected describes something that is predicted or estimated, or parts of something that extend beyond the rest, like projected pillars that rise above a building's roof.

The verb project can describe a prediction about the future. When you project something, you analyze the facts you have and use that to create a calculation or estimate of how an upcoming event will turn out. Projected, the adjective form of project, is used to describe such a prediction. For example, if you figure out ahead of time how much you’ll owe in taxes, that amount would be your projected taxes.

Definitions of projected
  1. adjective
    predicted in advance; probable
    Synonyms:
    expected
    considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
  2. adjective
    extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    “massive projected buttresses”
    synonyms: jutting, projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking, sticking out
    protrusive
    thrusting outward
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