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Noun prospect has 5 senses
  1. prospect - the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
    --1 is a kind of
    potential, potentiality, potency
    Derived form: verb prospect1
  2. expectation, outlook, prospect - belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    --2 is a kind of belief
    --2 has particulars:
     promise, hope; foretaste; possibility; anticipation, expectancy; apprehension, misgiving
  3. candidate, prospect - someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    --3 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  4. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama - the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
    --4 is a kind of visual percept, visual image
    --4 has particulars:
     background, ground; coast; exposure; foreground; glimpse; middle distance; side view; tableau
  5. prognosis, prospect, medical prognosis - a prediction of the course of a disease
    --5 is a kind of medical diagnosis
Verb prospect has 2 senses
  1. prospect - search for something desirable; "prospect a job"
    --1 is one way to
    search, look
    Derived form: noun prospect1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. prospect - explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
    --2 is one way to
    research, search, explore
    Derived form: noun prospector1
    Sample sentences:
    The men prospect the area for animals
    The men prospect for animals in the area
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