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Definition 1: a prediction of the course of a disease - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for prospect in the sense of this definition

(prospect is a kind of ...) identification of a disease from its symptoms

Definition 2: the visual percept of a region - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where prospect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for prospect in the sense of this definition

(prospect is a kind of ...) a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system

(... is a kind of prospect ) the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"

(... is a kind of prospect ) the area within view

"the coast is clear"

(... is a kind of prospect ) aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

"the studio had a northern exposure"

(... is a kind of prospect ) the part of a scene that is near the viewer

(... is a kind of prospect ) a brief or incomplete view

"from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

(... is a kind of prospect ) the part of a scene between the foreground and the background

(... is a kind of prospect ) a view from the side of something

(... is a kind of prospect ) any dramatic scene

Definition 3: belief about (or mental picture of) the future - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for prospect in the sense of this definition

(prospect is a kind of ...) any cognitive content held as true

(... is a kind of prospect ) grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

"there is little or no promise that he will recover"

(... is a kind of prospect ) an early limited awareness of something yet to occur

(... is a kind of prospect ) a future prospect or potential

"this room has great possibilities"

(... is a kind of prospect ) something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

"each of them had their own anticipations" "an indicator of expectancy in development"

(... is a kind of prospect ) painful expectation

Definition 4: someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for prospect in the sense of this definition

(prospect is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 5: the possibility of future success - [noun denoting state]

Samples where prospect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his prospects as a writer are excellent

Synonyms for prospect in the sense of this definition

(prospect is a kind of ...) the inherent capacity for coming into being

Definition 6: explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals - [verb of cognition]

(prospect is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 7: search for something desirable - [verb of perception]

Samples where prospect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prospect a job

(prospect is a kind of ...) search or seek

"We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest" "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"

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