HyperDic: prospect

English > 7 senses of the word prospect:
NOUNstateprospect, chancethe possibility of future success
cognitionprospect, expectation, outlookbelief about (or mental picture of) the future
person prospect, candidatesomeone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
cognitionprospect, view, aspect, scene, vista, panoramathe visual percept of a region
actprospect, prognosis, medical prognosisa prediction / prediction of the course of a disease
VERBperceptionprospectsearch for something desirable
cognitionprospectexplore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
prospect > pronunciation
Soundspraa'spehkt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > prospect: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe possibility of future success.
Example"his prospects as a writer are excellent"
Synonymchance
Broaderpotential, potentiality, potencyThe inherent capacity for coming into being
Spanishporvenir
Catalanavenir
Verbsprospectsearch for something desirable
English > prospect: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningbelief about (or mental picture of) the future.
Synonymsexpectation, outlook
Narroweranticipation, expectancySomething expected (as on the basis of a norm)
apprehension, misgivingpainful expectation
foretasteAn early limited awareness of something yet to occur
possibilityA future prospect or potential
promise, hopegrounds for feeling hopeful about the future
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishexpectativa, perspectiva
Catalanexpectativa, perspectiva
English > prospect: 7 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.).
Synonymcandidate
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishaspirante, candidata, candidato
Catalanaspirant, candidata, candidat
English > prospect: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe visual percept of a region.
Synonymsview, aspect, scene, vista, panorama
Narrowerbackground, groundThe part of a scene (or picture / picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
coastThe area within view
exposureaspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
foregroundThe part of a scene that is near the viewer
glimpseA brief or incomplete view
middle distanceThe part of a scene between the foreground and the background
side viewA view from the side of something
tableauAny dramatic scene
Broadervisual percept, visual imageA percept that arises from the eyes
Spanishaspecto, escena, panorama, perspectiva, vista
Catalanescena, panorama, perspectiva, vista
English > prospect: 7 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA prediction / prediction of the course of a disease.
Synonymsprognosis, medical prognosis
Broadermedical diagnosisIdentification of a disease from its symptoms
Spanishprognosis, prognóstico, pronóstico médico, pronóstico, prospecto
Catalanpronòstic
English > prospect: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningSearch for something desirable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"prospect a job"
Broadersearch, lookSearch or seek
Nounsprospectthe possibility of future success
English > prospect: 7 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningexplore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThe men prospect the area for animals; The men prospect for animals in the area
Broaderresearch, search, exploreinquire into
Spanishprospectar
Catalanfer prospeccions, prospectar
Nounsprospectorsomeone who explores an area for mineral deposits

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