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Synonyms for prospect

Synonyms for prospect

something expected

the likeliness of a given event occurring

chance of success or advancement

that which is or can be seen

Synonyms for prospect

the possibility of future success

belief about (or mental picture of) the future

someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc

a prediction of the course of a disease

search for something desirable

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explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals

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The prospect of a supply of food stimulated them to new exertion, and they continued on as fast as the enfeebled state of themselves and their steeds would permit.
It was long before we could persuade my mother even to contemplate the new prospect now set before me.
Vanstone's boisterous rejoicings over his new prospects with a mild and mute surprise.
This gloomy prospect of the confusion that would ensue on her decease was very affecting to Mrs.
Columbia, and that he had taken charge of the Point Prospect Mission Church for the summer.
It was now the middle of May, and the morning was remarkably serene, when Mr Allworthy walked forth on the terrace, where the dawn opened every minute that lovely prospect we have before described to his eye; and now having sent forth streams of light, which ascended the blue firmament before him, as harbingers preceding his pomp, in the full blaze of his majesty rose the sun, than which one object alone in this lower creation could be more glorious, and that Mr Allworthy himself presented--a human being replete with benevolence, meditating in what manner he might render himself most acceptable to his Creator, by doing most good to his creatures.
This was a prospect to be dwelt on with a fondness that could be but half acknowledged.
Fanny wrote to offer herself; and her mother's answer, though short, was so kind--a few simple lines expressed so natural and motherly a joy in the prospect of seeing her child again, as to confirm all the daughter's views of happiness in being with her--convincing her that she should now find a warm and affectionate friend in the "mama" who had certainly shewn no remarkable fondness for her formerly; but this she could easily suppose to have been her own fault or her own fancy.
The man brightened into a new being at the prospect.
What were the difficulties to be overcome before he could profit by the golden prospect which his brother had offered to him?
M'Kenzie ascended to the summit of the nearest hill, from whence, aided by the purity and transparency of the evening atmosphere, they commanded a vast prospect on all sides.
Hunt had this prospect was, according to his computation, about two hundred and fifty miles from the Arickara village.
The members of the council were young; their daring digestions contemplated without fear the prospect of eating their own amateur cookery.
With thy dear name as text, though bidden by thee, I can not write-I can not speak or think-- Alas, I can not feel; for 'tis not feeling, This standing motionless upon the golden Threshold of the wide-open gate of dreams, Gazing, entranced, adown the gorgeous vista, And thrilling as I see, upon the right, Upon the left, and all the way along, Amid empurpled vapors, far away To where the prospect terminates-thee only!
The Ass came to the place of meeting, overjoyed at the prospect of a royal alliance.