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Synonyms of prospect in English:


  • 1 there is little prospect of success
    likelihood, hope, expectation, anticipation, (good/poor) chance, odds, probability, possibility, promise;
  • 2 (prospects) her job prospects
    possibilities, potential, promise, expectations, outlook
  • 3 a daunting prospect
    vision, thought, idea;
    task, undertaking
  • 4 Jack is an exciting prospect
    candidate, possibility
    informal catch
  • 5 there is a pleasant prospect from the lounge
    picture, spectacle, sight
  • verb

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  • 1 they are prospecting for gold
    search, look, explore, survey, scout, hunt, reconnoiter, examine, inspect
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