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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 ?
Long may our paper prosper well, Our club unbroken be, And coming years their blessings pour On the useful, gay `P.
Whoever comes into the woods to deal with the natives, must use Indian fashions, if he would wish to prosper in his undertakings.
You will say: 'She wasn't a bad girl; hundreds worse than she was live and prosper, and nobody blames them.
If your suit should prosper, if Lucie should love you, you shall tell me on your marriage morning.
Peggotty, reverentially inclining his head, 'and we've done nowt but prosper.
But you may prosper, for all that: there is no just God that governs the earth righteously, but a God of lies, that bears witness against the innocent.
Then the white captain and Panda smiled and said, "Go children, and prosper in your search.
With this advantage then To union, and firm Faith, and firm accord, More then can be in Heav'n, we now return To claim our just inheritance of old, Surer to prosper then prosperity Could have assur'd us; and by what best way, Whether of open Warr or covert guile, We now debate; who can advise, may speak.
Now take your goods, and the profit I have made for you upon them, and may you prosper in future.
But there is a proverb which says that ill-gotten gains never prosper, and the Prince found that the stolen ring brought him ill-luck after all.
Under such conditions the telephone could not prosper.
One bore by way of address, Letter for my lady the Duchess So-and-so, of I don't know where; and the other To my husband Sancho Panza, governor of the island of Barataria, whom God prosper longer than me.