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
Tottenham have also prospered in recent months, going undefeated in the league since a 4-1 reverse at Manchester City in mid-December.
Houses of worship have long relied on private donations to grow and prosper.
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The plant prospers in acidic soil enhanced with organic matter such as compost and will grow in part shade to full sun.
The company prospered, Haas changed his first name to William, and bought a house for $1,000.
Under Wolford and head coach Mike Glaser before him, St. X prospered behind a run-first offense anchored by big offensive lines.
The upstart Colonels, looking for their first 20-win season in 15 years, prosper with all five starters averaging between eight and 13 points per game.
Unlike those that have prospered from casino gambling, some are in struggling rural areas and would welcome a new source of cash to improve schools and pave roads.
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Origin and Etymology of prosper
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
come into one's own, cut it, cut the mustard, get ahead, get somewhere, get there, hack it, hit it big, make good, make it, make one's mark, make the grade;
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
PROSPER Defined for Kids
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