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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thriving - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"

thriving

thriving

adjective
Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
Translations
ناجِح، مُزْدَهِر
vzkvétající
blomstrende
blómstrandi

thriving

[ˈθraɪvɪŋ] ADJ [industry, business] → próspero, floreciente

thriving

[ˈθraɪvɪŋ] adj
(= flourishing) [population, animal life] → florissant(e)
the river's thriving population of kingfishers → la florissante population de martins-pêcheurs de la rivière
(= financially successful) [industry] → prospère

thriving

adj
plantprächtig gedeihend, kräftig; person, city, communityblühend; childgut gedeihend; he’s thriving!ihm gehts prächtig!; (child) → er blüht und gedeiht!
business, economy, night lifeflorierend, blühend; businessmanerfolgreich

thriving

[ˈθraɪvɪŋ] adj (industry, community) → fiorente

thrive

(θraiv) verb
to grow strong and healthy. Children thrive on milk; The business is thriving.
ˈthriving adjective
successful. a thriving industry.
References in classic literature ?
She could not believe that the tiny village of fifty years before had grown into a thriving town in her ab- sence, and in the morning when the train came to Winesburg did not want to get off.
Since the period of our tale the active spirit of the country has surrounded it with a belt of rich and thriving settlements, though none but the hunter or the savage is ever known even now to penetrate its wild recesses.
She possessed an art that sufficed, even in a land that afforded comparatively little scope for its exercise, to supply food for her thriving infant and herself.
Old Baltus Van Tassel was a perfect picture of a thriving, contented, liberal-hearted farmer.
For three hundred and sixty miles, gentlemen, through the entire breadth of the state of New York; through numerous populous cities and most thriving villages; through long, dismal, uninhabited swamps, and affluent, cultivated fields, unrivalled for fertility; by billiard-room and bar-room; through the holy-of-holies of great forests; on Roman arches over Indian rivers; through sun and shade; by happy hearts or broken; through all the wide contrasting scenery of those noble Mohawk counties; and especially, by rows of snow-white chapels, whose spires stand almost like milestones, flows one continual stream of Venetianly corrupt and often lawless life.
It contained various refreshing items of home intelligence, with which our reader is fully acquainted: stated how Aunt Chloe had been hired out to a confectioner in Louisville, where her skill in the pastry line was gaining wonderful sums of money, all of which, Tom was informed, was to be laid up to go to make up the sum of his redemption money; Mose and Pete were thriving, and the baby was trotting all about the house, under the care of Sally and the family generally.
It has been said that for ages Dilsberg has been merely a thriving and diligent idiot-factory.
He was a great deal too full of the market to think of any thing elsewhich is just as it should be, for a thriving man.
Yes, Miss: my wife is very hearty, thank you; she brought me another little one about two months since--we have three now--and both mother and child are thriving.
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.
A prosperous voyage out, a thriving career abroad, and a happy return home
How long we might have remained in this ridiculous position it is impossible to say, but for the incursion of three thriving farmers - led on by the waiter, I think - who came into the coffee-room unbuttoning their great-coats and rubbing their hands, and before whom, as they charged at the fire, we were obliged to give way.