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thrive

 (thrīv)
intr.v. thrived or throve (thrōv), thrived or thriv·en (thrĭv′ən), thriv·ing, thrives
1. To grow vigorously; flourish: Some plants thrive in sandy soil.
2. To be successful or make steady progress; prosper: The town has been thriving on tourism.

[Middle English thriven, from Old Norse thrīfask, reflexive of thrīfa, to seize.]

thriv′er n.

thrive

(θraɪv)
vb (intr) , thrives, thriving, thrived, throve, thrived or thriven (ˈθrɪvən)
1. to grow strongly and vigorously
2. to do well; prosper
[C13: from Old Norse thrīfask to grasp for oneself, reflexive of thrīfa to grasp, of obscure origin]
ˈthriver n
ˈthriving adj
ˈthrivingly adv

thrive

(θraɪv)

v.i. thrived throve, thrived thriv•en (ˈθrɪv ən) thriv•ing.
1. to prosper; be successful.
2. to grow or develop vigorously; flourish.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Old Norse thrīfast to thrive, reflexive of thrīfa to grasp]
thriv′er, n.
thriv′ing•ly, adv.

thrive


Past participle: thrived
Gerund: thriving

Imperative
thrive
thrive
Present
I thrive
you thrive
he/she/it thrives
we thrive
you thrive
they thrive
Preterite
I thrived
you thrived
he/she/it thrived
we thrived
you thrived
they thrived
Present Continuous
I am thriving
you are thriving
he/she/it is thriving
we are thriving
you are thriving
they are thriving
Present Perfect
I have thrived
you have thrived
he/she/it has thrived
we have thrived
you have thrived
they have thrived
Past Continuous
I was thriving
you were thriving
he/she/it was thriving
we were thriving
you were thriving
they were thriving
Past Perfect
I had thrived
you had thrived
he/she/it had thrived
we had thrived
you had thrived
they had thrived
Future
I will thrive
you will thrive
he/she/it will thrive
we will thrive
you will thrive
they will thrive
Future Perfect
I will have thrived
you will have thrived
he/she/it will have thrived
we will have thrived
you will have thrived
they will have thrived
Future Continuous
I will be thriving
you will be thriving
he/she/it will be thriving
we will be thriving
you will be thriving
they will be thriving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thriving
you have been thriving
he/she/it has been thriving
we have been thriving
you have been thriving
they have been thriving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thriving
you will have been thriving
he/she/it will have been thriving
we will have been thriving
you will have been thriving
they will have been thriving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thriving
you had been thriving
he/she/it had been thriving
we had been thriving
you had been thriving
they had been thriving
Conditional
I would thrive
you would thrive
he/she/it would thrive
we would thrive
you would thrive
they would thrive
Past Conditional
I would have thrived
you would have thrived
he/she/it would have thrived
we would have thrived
you would have thrived
they would have thrived
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.thrive - grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
revive - be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength; "Interest in ESP revived"
grow - become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
luxuriate - thrive profusely or flourish extensively
2.thrive - 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"

thrive

verb prosper, do well, flourish, increase, grow, develop, advance, succeed, get on, boom, bloom, wax, burgeon, grow rich, have legs (informal) Today his company continues to thrive.
fail, decline, wither, wilt, wane, perish, languish, droop, shrivel, stagnate

thrive

verb
1. To do or fare well:
Slang: score.
Idioms: get somewhere, go great guns, go strong.
2. To grow rapidly and luxuriantly:
Translations
ينْجَح، يَزْدَهِر
prospívat
trives
òrífast, dafna
tarpti
augtplauktzelt

thrive

[θraɪv] (throve or thrived (pt) (thrived or thriven (pp))) VI (= do well) [company, economy] → prosperar; (= grow) [plant] → crecer muy bien, prosperar; [animal, child] → desarrollarse (fig) → prosperar, medrar
the plant thrives herela planta crece muy bien or prospera aquí
business is thrivingel negocio prospera
to thrive on sth: children thrive on milkla leche contribuye al desarrollo de los niños
she seems to thrive on adversityparece que se crece en la adversidad

thrive

[ˈθraɪv] [thrived, throve] [ˈθrəʊv] (pt) [thrived] [ˈθraɪvd] [thriven] [ˈθrɪvən] (pp) vi
(= grow well) [animal, plant] → prospérer; [baby] → bien profiter
to be thriving [baby] → bien profiter
(= prosper) [business] → prospérer
to thrive on sth (= enjoy) → s'épanouir dans qch
he thrives on it → cela lui réussit

thrive

vi (= be in good health: animal, plant) → (gut) gedeihen; (child also)sich gut or prächtig entwickeln; (= do well, business) → blühen, florieren; (businessman)erfolgreich sein

thrive

[θraɪv] vi (be healthy, person, animal) → crescere or svilupparsi bene; (plant) → crescere rigoglioso/a (fig) (business) → prosperare
he thrives on it → gli fa bene, ne gode
children thrive on milk → il latte è ottimo per i bambini
she thrives on hard work → il lavoro le fa bene
business is thriving → il commercio prospera

thrive

(θraiv) verb
to grow strong and healthy. Children thrive on milk; The business is thriving.
ˈthriving adjective
successful. a thriving industry.

thrive

v. prosperar, progresar.
References in classic literature ?
Local tales and superstitions thrive best in these sheltered, long settled retreats; but are trampled under foot by the shifting throng that forms the population of most of our country places.
If he had stepped in there and used his eyes, instead of his disordered mind, he could have cured the well by natural means, and then turned it into a miracle in the customary way; but no, he was an old numskull, a magician who believed in his own magic; and no magician can thrive who is handicapped with a superstition like that.
And I have no doubt that he will thrive, and be a very rich man in timeand his being illiterate and coarse need not disturb us.
Earnshaw agreed, though with a heavy spirit, for he said - 'Hindley was nought, and would never thrive as where he wandered.
All a chap's got to do to make 'em thrive, mother," he would say, "is to be friends with 'em for sure.
That, if it were in the nature of traitorous ways to thrive (which happily it never was), the real wickedness and guilt of his business might have remained undiscovered.
Our greatness will appear Then most conspicuous, when great things of small, Useful of hurtful, prosperous of adverse We can create, and in what place so e're Thrive under evil, and work ease out of pain Through labour and endurance.
Hope thrives best in sunlight, and I am sure that it does not thrive at all in a fog.
Pickup still do a tolerable stroke of business (making bright modern masters for the market which is glutted with the dingy old material), and will, probably, continue to thrive and multiply in the future: the one venerable institution of this world which we can safely count upon as likely to last, being the institution of human folly.
In Chiloe, where the kelp does not thrive very well, the numerous shells, corallines, and crustacea are absent; but there yet remain a few of the Flustraceae, and some compound Ascidiae; the latter, however, are of different species from those in Tierra del Fuego: we see here the fucus possessing a wider range than the animals which use it as an abode.
You may suppose, that having now lived almost four years in the Brazils, and beginning to thrive and prosper very well upon my plantation, I had not only learned the language, but had contracted acquaintance and friendship among my fellow-planters, as well as among the merchants at St.
My rich cousin is a booby who thrives on landed property; he has done something for another booby who thrives on Politics, who knows a third booby who thrives on Commerce, who can do something for a fourth booby, thriving at present on nothing, whose name is Frank.