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pros·per

 (prŏs′pər)
intr.v. pros·pered, pros·per·ing, pros·pers
To be fortunate or successful, especially in terms of one's finances; thrive.

[Middle English prosperen, from Old French prosperer, from Latin prosperāre, to render fortunate, from prosperus, favorable; see spē- in Indo-European roots.]

prosper

(ˈprɒspə)
vb
(usually intr) to thrive, succeed, etc, or cause to thrive, succeed, etc in a healthy way
[C15: from Latin prosperāre to succeed, from prosperus fortunate, from pro-1 + spēs hope]

pros•per

(ˈprɒs pər)

v.i.
1. to be successful or fortunate, esp. in financial respects; thrive; flourish.
v.t.
2. Archaic. to make successful or fortunate.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin prosperāre to make happy, derivative of prosperus prosperous]
syn: See succeed.

prosper


Past participle: prospered
Gerund: prospering

Imperative
prosper
prosper
Present
I prosper
you prosper
he/she/it prospers
we prosper
you prosper
they prosper
Preterite
I prospered
you prospered
he/she/it prospered
we prospered
you prospered
they prospered
Present Continuous
I am prospering
you are prospering
he/she/it is prospering
we are prospering
you are prospering
they are prospering
Present Perfect
I have prospered
you have prospered
he/she/it has prospered
we have prospered
you have prospered
they have prospered
Past Continuous
I was prospering
you were prospering
he/she/it was prospering
we were prospering
you were prospering
they were prospering
Past Perfect
I had prospered
you had prospered
he/she/it had prospered
we had prospered
you had prospered
they had prospered
Future
I will prosper
you will prosper
he/she/it will prosper
we will prosper
you will prosper
they will prosper
Future Perfect
I will have prospered
you will have prospered
he/she/it will have prospered
we will have prospered
you will have prospered
they will have prospered
Future Continuous
I will be prospering
you will be prospering
he/she/it will be prospering
we will be prospering
you will be prospering
they will be prospering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been prospering
you have been prospering
he/she/it has been prospering
we have been prospering
you have been prospering
they have been prospering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prospering
you will have been prospering
he/she/it will have been prospering
we will have been prospering
you will have been prospering
they will have been prospering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prospering
you had been prospering
he/she/it had been prospering
we had been prospering
you had been prospering
they had been prospering
Conditional
I would prosper
you would prosper
he/she/it would prosper
we would prosper
you would prosper
they would prosper
Past Conditional
I would have prospered
you would have prospered
he/she/it would have prospered
we would have prospered
you would have prospered
they would have prospered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.prosper - 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"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

prosper

verb succeed, advance, progress, thrive, make it (informal), flower, get on, do well, flourish, bloom, make good, be fortunate, grow rich, fare well The high street banks continue to prosper.

prosper

verb
To do or fare well:
Slang: score.
Idioms: get somewhere, go great guns, go strong.
Translations
يَنْجَح
prospívat
have fremgang
blómstra, dafna
gerovėsuklestėjimasturtingai
plauktsekmētieszelt
uspevati

prosper

[ˈprɒspəʳ]
A. VIprosperar, medrar
B. VT (frm) → favorecer, fomentar

prosper

[ˈprɒspər] viprospérer

prosper

vi (town, country, crime)gedeihen, blühen; (financially) → florieren, blühen; (plan)erfolgreich sein; how’s he prospering these days?wie geht es ihm?

prosper

[ˈprɒspəʳ] vi (person) → raggiungere il benessere (economico); (business, trade) → prosperare

prosper

(ˈprospə) verb
to do well; to succeed. His business is prospering.
proˈsperity (-ˈspe-) noun
success; wealth. We wish you happiness and prosperity.
ˈprosperous adjective
successful, especially in business. a prosperous businessman.
ˈprosperously adverb
References in classic literature ?
FROM LEON VERDIER, IN PARIS, TO PROSPER GOBAIN, AT LILLE.
Nous en sommes nous flanquees des confidences--in those happy days when my first thought in seeing an adventure poindre a l'horizon was of the pleasure I should have in relating it to the great Prosper.
If your suit should prosper, if Lucie should love you, you shall tell me on your marriage morning.
And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die.
After this, Lucca and Siena yielded at once, partly through hatred and partly through fear of the Florentines; and the Florentines would have had no remedy had he continued to prosper, as he was prospering the year that Alexander died, for he had acquired so much power and reputation that he would have stood by himself, and no longer have depended on the luck and the forces of others, but solely on his own power and ability.
But they could not bear the thought of growing rich on money so acquired, and felt as though they could never hope to prosper with it.
Our greatest danger is that in the great leap from slavery to freedom we may overlook the fact that the masses of us are to live by the productions of our hands, and fail to keep in mind that we shall prosper in proportion as we learn to dignify and glorify common labour and put brains and skill into the common occupations of life; shall prosper in proportion as we learn to draw the line between the superficial and the substantial, the ornamental gewgaws of life and the useful.
And may God so prosper it, Senor Don Quixote," said the duchess, "that we may always hear good news of your exploits; God speed you; for the longer you stay, the more you inflame the hearts of the damsels who behold you; and as for this one of mine, I will so chastise her that she will not transgress again, either with her eyes or with her words.
Men leave their riches, either to their kindred, or to the public; and moderate portions, prosper best in both.
Metz brings more than 25 years of marketing experience and joins Prosper from SRS Acquiom, a financial firm that specializes with M&A transactions.
In her new role, Metz will focus on enhancing the customer experience, building brand loyalty and strengthening the firm's acquisition channels to bring new borrowers and investors to the Prosper platform.
Based on the results of PROSPER, the companies intend to discuss the data with global health authorities to potentially support expanding the label for XTANDI to cover all patients with CRPC.