Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   


Tip: Click a synonym from the results below to see its synonyms.

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abundance, abundant, advancing, balmy, blooming, blossoming, booming, bountiful, budding, burgeoning, bursting, bursting out, clear, copious, creative, crescent, developed, ease, easy, exuberant, fair, fat, fecund, fertile, florescent, flourishing, flowering, fructiferous, fruitful, fruiting, full-fledged, full-grown, fully developed, generous, going strong, growing, grown, grown-up, halcyon, hypertrophied, in full swing, in good case, lush, luxuriant, mature, overdeveloped, overgrown, palmy, piping, plenteous, plentiful, pregnant, productive, progressing, proliferous, prolific, prospering, prosperous, rich, roaring, robust, rosy, seminal, sleek, sprouting, superabundant, swarming, teeming, thrifty, uberous, vigorous, well-being
Dictionary Results for thriving:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
thriving
    adj 1: very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a
           palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new
           business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist
           center"; "did a thriving business in orchids" [syn:
           booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering,
           prosperous, roaring, thriving]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Thrive \Thrive\ (thr[imac]v), v. i. [imp. Throve (thr[=o]v) or
   Thrived (thr[imac]vd); p. p. Thrived or Thriven
   (thr[i^]v"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Thriving.] [OE.
   [thorn]riven, Icel. [thorn]r[imac]fask; probably originally,
   to grasp for one's self, from [thorn]r[imac]fa to grasp; akin
   to Dan. trives to thrive, Sw. trifvas. Cf. Thrift.]
   1. To prosper by industry, economy, and good management of
      property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer
      thrives by good husbandry.
      [1913 Webster]

            Diligence and humility is the way to thrive in the
            riches of the understanding, as well as in gold.
                                                  --I. Watts.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To prosper in any business; to have increase or success.
      "They by vices thrive." --Sandys.
      [1913 Webster]

            O son, why sit we here, each other viewing
            Idly, while Satan, our great author, thrives?
                                                  --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

            And so she throve and prospered.      --Tennyson.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. 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.
      [1913 Webster]

Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2020 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy