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ˈprɒs pərpros·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. prosper(Verb)

    To favor; to render successful.

  2. prosper(Verb)

    To be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or prosperous; to thrive; to make gain.

  3. prosper(Verb)

    To grow; to increase.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prosper(verb)

    to favor; to render successful

  2. Prosper(verb)

    to be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or prosperous; to thrive; to make gain

  3. Prosper(verb)

    to grow; to increase

  4. Origin: [F. prosprer v. i., or L. prosperare, v. i., or L. prosperare, v. t., fr. prosper or prosperus. See Prosperous.]


  1. Prosper

    Prosper is a wealthy suburban town located in Collin and Denton counties within the state of Texas, United States. The Town of Prosper is located within the Dallas- Fort Worth metropolitan area.The median single-family home price is $401,000. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,423. As of 2013, the estimated population is close to 15,000.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prosper

    pros′pėr, v.t. to make fortunate or happy: (B.) to make to prosper.—v.i. to be successful: to succeed: to turn out well.—n. Prosper′ity, the state of being prosperous: success: good fortune.—adj. Pros′perous, according to hope: in accordance with one's wishes: making good progress: favourable: successful.—adv. Pros′perously.—n. Pros′perousness. [L. prosper, prosperuspro, in accordance with, spes, hope.]


  1. Prosper

    Prosper is America’s first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than 1.9 million members and over $632,000,000 in funded loans. Prosper allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. On Prosper, borrowers list loan requests between $2,000 and $35,000 and individual lenders invest as little as $25 in each loan listing they select. In addition to credit scores, ratings, and histories, investors can consider borrowers’ personal loan descriptions, endorsements from friends, and community affiliations. Prosper handles the servicing of the loan on behalf of the matched borrowers and investors. Prosper Marketplace, Inc. is run by CEO, Stephan Vermut, President, Aaron Vermut, and Head of Global Institutional Sales, Ron Suber. Steve and Aaron Vermut are the founders and former managing partners of Merlin Securities, a prime brokerage service based on cutting-edge technology. Prosper Marketplace, Inc.'s investors include Sequoia Capital and BlackRock.Prosper Marketplace, Inc. is using the Prosper logo and brand with the permission of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Prosper Funding LLC.

How to pronounce prosper?

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How to say prosper in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosper in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of prosper in a Sentence

  1. Irish Proverb:

    Praise youth and it will prosper.

  2. "A Canticle for Leibowitz":

    Ignorance is king, many would not prosper by its abdication.

  3. Homer:

    Evil deeds do not prosper the slow man catches up with the swift.

  4. Homer, The Odyssey:

    Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift.

  5. James R. Cook:

    Nations that embrace the free market to the greatest extent prosper the most.

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