"thrive" Definition

  1. 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.
  2. v. i. To prosper in any business; to have increase or success.
  3. 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.

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Position in dictionary: 100708 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. i.,
Words that start with "thrive": 4
Words that end with "thrive": 2
Words that contain "thrive": 5
Next words in dictionary: thrived, thriven, thriver, thriving, thrivingly, thrivingness, thro', throat, throatband, throatboll
Previous words in dictionary: thrittene, thrist, thrips, thring, thrilling, thrilled, thrillant, thrill, thrifty, thriftless

English Dictionary Definition of thrive

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