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Noun: prospect  'pró,spekt
  1. The possibility of future success
    "his prospects as a writer are excellent";
    - chance
     
  2. Belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    - expectation, outlook
     
  3. Someone who is considered for something (for an office, prize or honour etc.)
    - candidate
     
  4. A distant view of a wide area, esp. one that is pleasant to look at
    - view, aspect, scene, vista, panorama
     
  5. A prediction of the course of a disease
    - prognosis, medical prognosis
Verb: prospect  'pró,spekt
  1. Search for something desirable
    "prospect a job"
     
  2. Explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals

Derived forms: prospected, prospecting, prospects

Type of: belief, dig into, explore, individual, look, medical diagnosis, mortal, person, potency, potential, potentiality, research, search, somebody, someone, soul, visual image, visual percept

Encyclopedia: Prospect, Ohio