- v.使俯伏，使拜倒( prostrate的过去式和过去分词 ); （指疾病、天气等）使某人无能为力;
He was prostrated by the loss of his wife.
They prostrated themselves before the emperor.
They prostrated themselves before their king.
I was prostrated by the heat.
She was prostrated when he died.
He prostrated himself before rank and wealth.
The captives prostrated themselves before the conqueror.
The old man prostrated himself before the altar.
She was prostrated with fear at seeing him.
The typhoon prostrated hundreds of trees.
The gale prostrated many trees.
So he prostrated and praised the Guru for such great favors.
The competitors were prostrated by the heat.
She prostrated herself with frustration.
He was prostrated by illness.