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Synonyms for prospect
ˈprɒs pɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prospect, chance(noun)

    the possibility of future success

    "his prospects as a writer are excellent"

    fortune, scene, view, luck, probability, aspect, prognosis, candidate, opportunity, outlook, expectation, chance, vista, hazard, panorama, medical prognosis

  2. expectation, outlook, prospect(noun)

    belief about (or mental picture of) the future

    scene, view, mind-set, aspect, first moment, prognosis, candidate, arithmetic mean, outlook, expectation, chance, vista, anticipation, lookout, mentality, expected value, panorama, medical prognosis, mindset

  3. candidate, prospect(noun)

    someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

    vista, panorama, aspect, chance, prognosis, expectation, outlook, campaigner, medical prognosis, scene, candidate, nominee, view

  4. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

    persuasion, candidate, diorama, look, perspective, prognosis, aspect, setting, purview, tantrum, view, fit, vista, survey, thought, chance, position, facet, picture, opinion, facial expression, scene, sentiment, scenery, cyclorama, panorama, eyeshot, horizon, expectation, conniption, face, sight, expression, outlook, medical prognosis, shot

  5. prognosis, prospect, medical prognosis(verb)

    a prediction of the course of a disease

    vista, panorama, aspect, chance, prognosis, expectation, outlook, medical prognosis, forecast, candidate, scene, view

  6. prospect(verb)

    search for something desirable

    "prospect a job"

  7. prospect(verb)

    explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prospect

    view, vision, field, landscape, hope, anticipation, probability

    viewlessness, dimness, obscurity, darkness, cloud, veiling, occultation, hopelessness, improbability

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prospect(n.)

    view, survey, display, sight, scene, show, spectacle, vista, perspective

  2. prospect(n.)

    landscape, scenery, picture, bird's-eye view

  3. prospect(n.)

    expectation, anticipation, contemplation, calculation, expectance, foreseeing, promise, presumption, hope, trust, ABEYANCE


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How to use prospect in a sentence?

  1. The London-listed company:

    The directors of Optimum are of the view that if the supply agreement with Eskom can be renegotiated, there is a reasonable prospect of rescuing Optimum.

  2. Anantha Duraiappah:

    It [ online learning ] allows the potential of individualized learning and offers the prospect of radically changing a system that frankly has not changed or evolved over the past 300-odd years.

  3. Rob Malley:

    This is really the first time since the first term of the Clinton administration where we have an administration that faces a reality where the prospect of a negotiated two-state solution is not in the cards in the time that's remaining, the President has reached the conclusion that right now, barring a major shift, the parties are not going to be in the position to negotiate a final status agreement.

  4. Nigel Green:

    The prospect of an in-out referendum of Britain's EU membership has gone from risk to a reality.

  5. Wahid Mayar:

    The prospect of peace brings hope and anxiety. We wonder can peace ever come to embrace us, to calm our minds.

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