thrive on

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of thrive on

:to do well in a particular kind of situation
  • She thrives on attention.
  • He actually thrives on stress.

Word by Word Definitions

thrive play
  1. : to grow vigorously : flourish

  2. : to gain in wealth or possessions : prosper

  3. : to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances


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