Associations to the word «Prospect»


PROSPECT, noun. The region which the eye overlooks at one time; view; scene; outlook.
PROSPECT, noun. A picturesque or panoramic view; a landscape; hence, a sketch of a landscape.
PROSPECT, noun. A position affording a fine view; a lookout.
PROSPECT, noun. Relative position of the front of a building or other structure; face; relative aspect.
PROSPECT, noun. The act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation.
PROSPECT, noun. The potential things that may come to pass, often favorable.
PROSPECT, noun. A hope; a hopeful.
PROSPECT, noun. (sports) Any player whose rights are owned by a top-level professional team, but who has yet to play a game for said team.
PROSPECT, noun. (music) The façade of an organ.
PROSPECT, verb. (intransitive) To search, as for gold.
PROSPECT, verb. (geology) (mining) To determine which minerals or metals are present in a location.

Dictionary definition

PROSPECT, noun. The possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent".
PROSPECT, noun. Belief about (or mental picture of) the future.
PROSPECT, noun. Someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.).
PROSPECT, noun. The visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views".
PROSPECT, noun. A prediction of the course of a disease.
PROSPECT, verb. Search for something desirable; "prospect a job".
PROSPECT, verb. Explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals.

Wise words

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Kahlil Gibran