- 1to search an area for gold, minerals, oil, etc. Thousands moved to the area to prospect for gold.
- 2(figurative) to prospect for new clients
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NAmE//ˈprɑspɛkt//[intransitive] prospect (for something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prospect
he / she / it prospects
past simple prospected
-ing form prospecting