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Definition of Thrive

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prosper, flourish, succeed, grow stronger
Thrive Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. i.)
To prosper in any business; to have increase or success.
  
(v. i.)
To prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry.
  
(v. i.)
To increase in bulk or stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, as a plant; to flourish; as, young cattle thrive in rich pastures; trees thrive in a good soil.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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thrive
\thrive\ (thrīv), v. i. [imp. throve (thrōv) or thrived (thrīvd); p. p. thrived or thriven (thr&ibreve;v"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. thriving.] [oe. ?riven, icel. ?rīfask; probably originally, to grasp for one's self, from ?rīfa to grasp; akin to dan. trives to thrive, sw. trifvas. cf. thrift.]
1. to prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry. diligence and humility is the way to thrive in the riches of the understanding, as well as in gold. watts.
2. to prosper in any business; to have increase or success. "they by vices thrive." o son, why sit we here, each other viewing idly, while satan, our great author, thrives? and so she throve and prospered.
3. to increase in bulk or stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, as a plant; to flourish; as, young cattle thrive in rich pastures; trees thrive in a good soil.
thrive
v
1. grow stronger; "the economy was booming" [syn: boom, prosper, get ahead, flourish, expand]


2. gain in wealth [syn: prosper, fligh high, flourish]



Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
rathaigh, éirgheann liom, táim ag dul ar aghaidh
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Dynygu = v. to thrive
Prifio = v. to thrive, to grow up
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
(synonym) boom, prosper, get ahead, flourish, expand
(hypernym) grow
(hyponym) revive
2. gain in wealth
(synonym) prosper, fly high, flourish
(hypernym) change state, turn
Thrive Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Thrive may refer to:

Music
  • Thrive (Newsboys album), a 2002 Christian rock album
  • Thrive (Casting Crowns album), a 2014 Christian rock album
  • Thrive Records, an independent electronic music label

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