Synonyms of prospect in English:

prospect

noun

Pronunciation: stress on the first syllable
  • 4 Jimmy, who plays in midfield, is an exciting prospect
    candidate, possibility
    informal catch

verb

Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
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  • 1 the mining companies never got to prospect the area
    inspect, survey, make a survey of, explore, search, scout, reconnoitre, examine, check out
  • 2 he obtained rights to prospect for minerals
    search, look, seek, hunt, go after, dowse

Phrases

in prospect

further job losses are in prospect coming soonon the wayin the pipelinelikely to happento comecoming upat handclose/near at handnearimminentin the offingin viewin storeon the horizonin the wingsjust around the cornerin the airin the windbrewingupcomingforthcomingimpendingapproaching informalon the cards

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