"prospects" in the noun sense
1. prospect, chance
the possibility of future success
"his prospects as a writer are excellent"
2. expectation, outlook, prospect
belief about (or mental picture of) the future
3. candidate, prospect
someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
4. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama
the visual percept of a region
"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
5. prognosis, prospect, medical prognosis
a prediction of the course of a disease
"prospects" in the verb sense
search for something desirable
"prospect a job"
explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
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