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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.

    Etymology: From þrífask, from þrifa.

  2. thrive(Verb)

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

    Since expanding in June, the business has really thrived.

    Etymology: 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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  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. The Sacramento Police department:

    We are committed to building healthy neighborhoods in our city, where every person has an opportunity to thrive. We will continue to work together with our community to ensure our city is policed safely and effectively.

  2. Lisa Hallett:

    With 'wear blue,' I know I’m not left behind. I’m not alone. My family is supported on our journey forward, which I think is an incredible gift to thrive in the aftermath of this incredible tragedy, wear blue does more for me than I do for it.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Negative people run their life engine on the fuel supply of fake praises & false promises and thrive. A positive person can drive them off & out by just cutting down this supply chain pipeline.

  4. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Single peopleshouldn't look to simply survive the holidays, but rather, use the reflective time of the season to thrive.

  5. Gabrielle Judd:

    [The spores] thrive in the 'danger zone' of 40-140 degrees Fahrenheit (5 to 60 degrees Celsius).

Images & Illustrations of thrive

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