[n] a prediction of the course of a disease
[n] the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
[n] belief about (or mental picture of) the future
[n] someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
[n] the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
[v] explore for useful or valuable things or substances, such as minerals
[v] search for something desirable; "prospect a job"