What does the word prostrate mean?

Usage examples for prostrate

  1. Every one of those prostrate forms is within fatal range. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  2. " Oonamoo ain't dead," said the prostrate individual, opening his eyes, and getting upon his feet with some difficulty. – The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis
  3. Nor did they sustain their bodies with spirit, nor their minds with hope; some scarce dragging on their wearied limbs; others dying where they had once fallen, their spirits being subdued with fatigue, among the beasts which themselves also lay prostrate in every place. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius