Synonyms of prostrate in English:

prostrate


See definition of prostrate

adjective

1‘they surged forward around the prostrate figure on the ground’

SYNONYMS

prone, lying flat, lying down, flat, stretched out, spreadeagled, sprawling, horizontal, recumbent, on one's front

rare procumbent

ANTONYMS

upright

2‘his wife was prostrate with shock’

SYNONYMS

overwhelmed, overcome, overpowered, brought to one's knees, crushed, stunned, dazed

speechless, helpless, paralysed, laid low, impotent

informal hit for six, knocked for six

3‘the fever which had just left me prostrate’

SYNONYMS

worn out, exhausted, fatigued, tired out, overtired, weary, sapped, dog-tired, spent, drained, played out, debilitated, enervated, low

informal all in, done, done in, done up, dead, dead beat, dead tired, dead on one's feet, ready to drop, fagged out, bushed, whacked, worn to a frazzle, burnt-out

British informal knackered

North American informal pooped

ANTONYMS

fresh


verb

1‘she expected to find Kathleen prostrated by the tragedy in her family’

SYNONYMS

overwhelm, overcome, overpower, bring someone to their knees, crush, devastate, make helpless, paralyse, lay low, make powerless, debilitate, incapacitate, weaken, enfeeble, devitalize, enervate, handicap, immobilize, hamstring, make impotent, wear out, exhaust, tire out, fatigue, weary, make weary, drain, sap, wash out, take it out of, tax, overtax, undermine

informal knacker, whack, frazzle, do in, knock out, fag out

North American informal poop


Phrases

    prostrate oneself

      ‘he prostrated himself on the altar mat’

      SYNONYMS

      throw oneself flat, throw oneself down, lie down, stretch oneself out, bow low, throw oneself at someone's feet

      dated

      measure one's length