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prospect

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1 all that can be seen from a certain point

  • gazing at the wide prospect spread out before me
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2 one who seeks an office, honor, position, or award

  • a good prospect for the position of auditor
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3 something that can develop or become actual

  • one highly desirable prospect for the city is a major-league franchise
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4 the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence

  • the prospect of a quiet, restful Sunday ended when our basement flooded
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prospect, outlook, anticipation, foretaste mean an advance realization of something to come. prospect implies expectation of a particular event, condition, or development of definite interest or concern.
    • the prospect of a quiet weekend
outlook suggests a forecasting of the future.
    • a favorable outlook for the economy
anticipation implies a prospect or outlook that involves advance suffering or enjoyment of what is foreseen.
    • the anticipation of her arrival
foretaste implies an actual though brief or partial experience of something forthcoming.
    • the frost was a foretaste of winter

prospect

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to go into or range over for purposes of discovery

  • soon all manner of people had arrived in the valley to prospect it for gold
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