Found 3 items, similar to prospect.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: search for something desirable; “prospect a job”
2: explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as
n 1: the possibility of future success; “his prospects as a
writer are excellent”
2: belief about (or mental picture of) the future [syn: expectation
3: someone who is considered for something (for an office or
prize or honor etc.) [syn: candidate
4: the visual percept of a region; “the most desirable feature
of the park are the beautiful views”
5: a prediction of the course of a disease [syn: prognosis
, medical prognosis
English → English
, n. [L. prospectus, fr. prospicere,
prospectum, to look forward; pro before, forward + specere,
spicere, look, to see: cf. OF. prospect. See Spy
, v., and
1. That which is embraced by eye in vision; the region which
the eye overlooks at one time; view; scene; outlook.
His eye discovers unaware
The goodly prospect of some foreign land. --Milton.
2. Especially, a picturesque or widely extended view; a
landscape; hence, a sketch of a landscape.
I went to Putney . . . to take prospects in crayon.
3. A position affording a fine view; a lookout. [R.]
Him God beholding from his prospect high. --Milton.
4. Relative position of the front of a building or other
structure; face; relative aspect.
And their prospect was toward the south. --Ezek. xl.
5. The act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation; as, a
prospect of the future state. --Locke.
Is he a prudent man as to his temporal estate, that
lays designs only for a day, without any prospect
to, or provision for, the remaining part of life ?
6. That which is hoped for; ground for hope or expectation;
expectation; probable result; as, the prospect of success.
“To brighter prospects born.”
These swell their prospectsd exalt their pride,
When offers are disdain'd, and love deny'd. --Pope.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prospected
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Prospecting
To look over; to explore or examine for something; as, to
prospect a district for gold.
, v. i.
To make a search; to seek; to explore, as for mines or the
like; as, to prospect for gold.