Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun prospect

5 senses of prospect

Sense 1
prospect, chance -- (the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent")
       => potential, potentiality, potency -- (the inherent capacity for coming into being)

Sense 2
expectation, outlook, prospect -- (belief about (or mental picture of) the future)
       => belief -- (any cognitive content held as true)

Sense 3
candidate, prospect -- (someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.))
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama -- (the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views")
       => visual percept, visual image -- (a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system)

Sense 5
prognosis, prospect, medical prognosis -- (a prediction of the course of a disease)
       => medical diagnosis -- (identification of a disease from its symptoms)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb prospect

2 senses of prospect

Sense 1
prospect -- (search for something desirable; "prospect a job")
       => search, look -- (search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!")

Sense 2
prospect -- (explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals)
       => research, search, explore -- (inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness")

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