HyperDic: prospective

English > 1 sense of the word prospective:
ADJECTIVEallprospectiveof or concerned with or related to the future
prospective > pronunciation
Soundsprahspeh'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > prospective: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOf or concerned with or related to the future.
Examples
  • "prospective earnings"
  • "a prospective mother"
  • "a prospective bride"
  • "the statute is solely prospective in operation"
Narrowerfutureeffective in or looking toward the future
likely, potentialExpected to become or be
See alsofutureyet to be or coming
Oppositeretrospectiveconcerned with or related to the past
Spanishfuturo, previsto, probable, prospectivo
Catalanprobable

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