boom, thrive, flourish, expand(verb)
"The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish(verb)
make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
"The new student is thriving"
To grow or increase stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, to flourish.
To increase in wealth or success; to prosper, be profitable.
Since expanding in June, the business has really thrived.
Origin: From þrífask, from þrifa.
to prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry
to prosper in any business; to have increase or success
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 is the ninth studio album by Christian pop rock band Newsboys, released in 2002. It features the singles "It Is You," "Million Pieces," and "Lord." Thrive debuted at No. 38 on the Billboard 200 charts, selling 37,000 units. In 2005, the album was re-released as Thrive – Special Edition which bundled the album with the previously released concert DVD From The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. When it was pre-ordered it came with the exclusive It Is You EP.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thrīv, v.i. to prosper: to increase in goods: to be successful: to grow: to flourish:—pa.t. thrōve and thrīved; pa.p. thriv′en.—adj. Thrive′less, thriftless.—n. Thrī′ver, one who succeeds.—p.adj. Thrī′ving, flourishing, successful.—adv. Thrī′vingly, in a thriving or prosperous manner.—n. Thrī′vingness. [Ice. thrífa, to grasp.]
The numerical value of thrive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of thrive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
These guys thrive on making trouble.
The unfit die -- the fit both live and thrive. Alas, who say so They who do survive.
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- زَهَرَ, أَهَلَّ, أَبْلَجَ, اِزْدَهَرَ, أَنْجَحَ, أَضَاءَ, ظَهَرَArabic
- prosperieren, gedeihen, blühen, florieren, aufblühenGerman
- medrar, prosperar, crecerSpanish
- prosperare, fiorireItalian
- процветать, благоденствовать, расцветатьRussian
- inkişaf etmek, zenginleşmek, gelişmek, büyümek, işi iyi gitmekTurkish
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