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thrive

thrive

 
pronunciation:
thraIv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: thrived, thriven, thrives, thriving, throve
definition 1: to do well or be successful.
The business thrived in its new downtown location.
synonyms:
boom, flourish, prosper
similar words:
advance, progress, succeed
definition 2: to grow strong and healthy.
This plant thrives in the shade.
synonyms:
flourish
antonyms:
decline, fade, wilt, wither
similar words:
bloom, blossom, grow, wax
derivations: thriving (adj.), thrivingly (adv.)
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