prospect

All Noun
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  • Each railway service should pay for itself or at least have the prospect of doing so.
  • The pair saw the city as a great prospect for a professional football club.
  • At the time it was built it did not seem a certain prospect.
  • The stars met up in London and announced the happy prospect of working together.
  • He was much more interested in these and other political events than in his professional prospects.
  • If we apply prospect theory, we first need to set a reference point.
  • The three of them did not apparently make much money from gold prospecting.
  • Since that time, he has been the only mayor many Prospect residents have known.
  • He thought he saw his chance to get rich quickly, so he, too, began prospecting. Cited from Buffalo Roost, by F. H. Cheley
  • "Shall we save a day for our prospecting if we go on until dark?" Cited from The Lure of the North, by Harold Bindloss
  • I hope she was *prospecting* with a view to settlement in our garden. Cited from My Garden Acquaintance, James Russell Lowell
  • Al did not want to return to the States where he knew job prospects were poor.
  • So their prospects bear heavily on the well-being of the country.
  • The route that he prospected is now the normal route up the mountain.
  • He tried his hand at prospecting, but this appears to have been a short-lived career.
  • When that was gone, they would get more and go on prospecting. Cited from Cabin Fever, by B. M. Bower
  • Such was the first prospecting ever done for what is now New England. Cited from Elizabethan Sea Dogs, by William Wood
  • We now prospected further east, but nothing good enough was found. Cited from Death Valley in '49, by William Lewis Manly
  • Prospect High School is the only one located within the village.
  • Stick to your prospecting when you know you are on the right lead. Cited from Certain Success, by Norval A. Hawkins
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Meaning of prospect

  • noun The possibility of future success
    his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • verb Search for something desirable
    prospect a job
  • verb Explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals