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θraɪv; ˈθrɪv ənthrive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boom, thrive, flourish, expand(verb)

    grow vigorously

    "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. thrive(Verb)

    To grow or increase stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, to flourish.

  2. thrive(Verb)

    To increase in wealth or success; to prosper, be profitable.

    Since expanding in June, the business has really thrived.

  3. Origin: From þrífask, from þrifa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrive(verb)

    to prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry

  2. Thrive(verb)

    to prosper in any business; to have increase or success

  3. Thrive(verb)

    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

Freebase

  1. Thrive

    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

  1. Thrive

    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.]

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How to say thrive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thrive in a Sentence

  1. Tom Davis:

    These guys thrive on making trouble.

  2. Andy Crestodina:

    Entrepreneurs understand where they can thrive, and how to create value.

  3. Sallust:

    By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.

  4. Sarah N. Cleghorn:

    The unfit die -- the fit both live and thrive. Alas, who say so They who do survive.

  5. Stephanie Wilkinson:

    I’m not a huge fan of confrontation, i have a business, and I want the business to thrive.

Images & Illustrations of thrive

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