Definition of thrive
thriverplay \ˈthrī-vər\ noun
Examples of thrive in a Sentence
these plants thrive with relatively little sunlight
going to a school for gifted students will help him thrive as a musical prodigy
Recent Examples of thrive from the Web
Today, the castle is less the site of noble folly and more a thriving tourist destination.
Caruana’s GAMs are not as good as AIs at handling certain types of messy data, such as images or sounds, on which some neural nets thrive.
The best NBA teams in the last three years have played a thrilling style of basketball embraced by sophisticated front offices and thriving star players who have become more powerful than ever.
Calipari challenged Diallo this week to thrive in all perimeter positions.
And the current administration has the capacity to deliver the knockout punch to America’s once-thriving middle class.
Francesco Allegretto Michael Joo is another conceptual artist who thrived in the experimental Berengo laboratory.
LESSONS LEARNED Thissen said of the past speakers’ failure to thrive as gubernatorial candidates that the past is not always prologue.
Despite thousands of Americans armed with weed wackers, herbicide, and lawnmowers, dandelion is thriving.
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Origin and Etymology of thrive
Middle English, from Old Norse thrīfask, probably reflexive of thrīfa to grasp
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
THRIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thrive for English Language Learners
: to grow or develop successfully : to flourish or succeed
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