Meaning of prospect
Pronunciation: (pros'pekt), [key]
- Usually, good business prospects.
- an apparent probability of advancement, success, profit, etc.
- the outlook for the future:good business prospects.
- anticipation; expectation; a looking forward.
- something in view as a source of profit.
- a potential or likely customer, client, etc.
- a potential or likely candidate.
- a view, esp. of scenery; scene.
- outlook or view over a region or in a particular direction.
- a mental view or survey, as of a subject or situation.
- an apparent indication of ore or native metal.
- a place giving such indications.
- a mine working or excavation undertaken in a search for additional ore.
- sight; range of vision.
- under consideration; expected; in view: He had no other alternative in prospect.
- to search or explore (a region), as for gold.
- to work (a mine or claim) experimentally in order to test its value.
- to search or explore a region for gold or the like.
- prospect (Thesaurus)