Difference between Prostrate and Flat

What is the difference between Prostrate and Flat?

Prostrate as a verb is (often reflexive) to lay flat or facedown; to throw oneself down in submission (also figuratively). while Flat as a verb is so as to be flat.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: (Often reflexive) To lay flat or facedown; to throw oneself down in submission (also figuratively). To cause to lie down, to flatten; (figuratively) to overcome or overpower.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Lying flat, facedown. Emotionally devastated. Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.


Part of speech: adverb

Definition: So as to be flat.Bluntly.Not exceeding.Completely.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: An area of level ground.A note played a semitone lower than a natural, denoted by the symbol ♭ sign placed after the letter representing the note (e.g., B♭) or in front of the note symbol (e.g. ♭♪).A flat tyre/tire.An apartment.A type of ladies' shoes with very low heels.A thin, broad brush used in oil and watercolor/watercolour painting.The flat part of something:# The flat side of a blade, as opposed to the sharp edge.# The palm of the hand, with the adjacent part of the fingers.A wide, shallow container.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Having no variations in altitude.Deflated, especially because of a puncture.Lowered by one semitone.Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.Without variations in pitch.Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.Uninteresting.Lacking acidity without being sweet.Absolute.Describing certain features, usually the breasts or buttocks, that are extremely small or not visible at all.Unable to generate power; dead.without spin; spinless.

Example sentence: The future will take care of itself. My plans have fallen flat. Nothing that I planned has worked for me so far. So I don't plan anymore. I keep short-term plans.

We hope you now know whether to use Prostrate or Flat in your sentence.

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