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Definition of Thrive

  • To prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry.
  • To prosper in any business; to have increase or success.
  • To increase in bulk or stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, as a plant; to flourish; as, young cattle thrive in rich pastures; trees thrive in a good soil.
  • grow vigorously
  • make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

How to use thrive in a sentence. Thrive pronunciation.

Tis to no purpose for such to say, That they are cautious what Plays they see, and always go to the best and that the _Play-Houses_ would thrive whether they frequented them or no.
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Moreover, the harpies who feed and thrive on the miseries of the poor, would in no case have given her more than twenty-five cents for them; and the short respite derived from that amount would not have compensated for the sacrifice.
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Nancy went out before breakfast to post her letter; light-hearted in the assurance that her husband's days of struggle were over, that her child's future no longer depended upon the bare hope that its father would live and thrive by a profession so precarious as that of literature, she gave little thought to the details of the new phase of life before her.
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It is a life that I have desir'd; I will thrive.
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We will thrive, lads, we will thrive.
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This transference is not the cause of the withering, the waning or the destruction of that shrub, nay rather it makes it grow and thrive, acquire freshness and delicacy and attain verdure and fruition.
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Gypsy children cannot thrive when they are taken into cities.
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If we mean to thrive and do good, break open the gaols and let out the prisoners.
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The worms are not appreciably impaired by such mutilation; on the contrary, they seem to thrive as well as those to which the knife has not been applied.
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One could stand on that mountain (wrapped up in blankets and furs to keep warm), and while he nibbled a snowball or an icicle to quench his thirst he could look down the long sweep of its sides and see spots where plants are growing that grow only where the bitter cold of Winter prevails; lower down he could see sections devoted to production that thrive in the temperate zone alone; and at the bottom of the mountain he could see the home of the tufted cocoa-palms and other species of vegetation that grow only in the sultry atmosphere of eternal Summer.
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The expedition was well supplied with everything that might conduce to its success, or to the comfort of those engaged in it, and many useful articles were put on board to be given to the South-Sea islanders, with a view to improve their condition-among other things, some live-stock, which, it was hoped, would multiply on the islands-such as a bull, and two cows with their calves, and some sheep; besides a quantity of such European garden seeds as were likely to thrive in those regions.
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Shall I thrive or speed well withal?
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How thrive you with this second wife of yours?
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But as each planet can only absorb a certain quantity of one or more colors according to the general stage of evolution there, so each being upon earth: mineral, plant, animal and man can only absorb and thrive upon a certain quantity of the various rays projected upon the earth.
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Faith, hope and enthusiasm, the three graces of salesmanship, thrive best in bright places.
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Men like Henry Harman thrive upon it; but there's another kind which searches out the joints in their coats of mail and makes women of them.
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With all this thrift they thrive not.
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And when they've got down prices all they can by fair means, they're forced to get them down lower by foul-to sand the sugar, and sloe-leave the tea, and put-Satan only that prompts 'em knows what-into the bread; and then they don't thrive-they can't thrive; God's curse must be on them.
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Oh, they may prosper and thrive, they may revile the children of the Lord, they may lift up the hoof against the poor Christian, but the time comes-_the time comes.
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Mr. Doyle lent me money-it was on that capital I first began to thrive.
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Examples of Thrive

Example #1
This may he true, but what then, Will this excuse them?
Example #2
Serious_, tell me how they can answer it to _God_, or their own _Consciences_, to be any ways Instrumental towards the _Support_ of so much Wickedness?
Example #3
She had looked at them that morning; felt that starve she must and would, but that souvenir of her mother should never leave her.
Example #4
Within a few months her dire necessity had often pointed to the glasses; but she could not see without them, nor could she sell the gold frames unless she had means to have the glass set in commoner ones.
Example #5
Whatever Tarrant proposed would be good in her sight.
Example #6
He was sure to come on the evening of the morrow.