Examples of prosper in a Sentence
She prospered as a real estate agent.
He hopes his business will prosper.
No crop can prosper in this heat.
Recent Examples of prosper from the Web
If USL Birmingham wants to prosper, then its new investors need to do two things: let Copes and Killian run the team, and look for some affordable land near Lakeview.
The Latin beats, music and showmanship of big bandleaders of the early 1950s, such as Desi Arnaz and Xavier Cugat, helped promote the growing popularity and success of themed nightclubs prospering in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
This is one area where the two adversaries have truly gotten along and prospered.
McCormick sold the newspaper, and under Meyer the combined entity, with the Post’s name on top, prospered as a great, ideologically liberal local voice.
Under his leadership now for a year, the automotive business is prospering.
Business interests can prosper in this county but not at the expense of our health and safety, the education of our children, or our quality of life.
Chongqing has prospered as the country’s economic boom rolled inland, reinventing itself as a regional hub for manufacturing, logistics, financial services and foreign investment.
Decades ago, when Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza opened its doors, its developer was determined to show that a shopping mall could prosper in a black neighborhood.
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Origin and Etymology of prosper
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
PROSPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prosper for English Language Learners
: to become very successful usually by making a lot of money
: to become very active, healthy, or strong
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