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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To grow vigorously. Also: To prosper outstandingly.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used without object), : The children thrived in the country
  • I hate to nitpick about this, but please, please, can people begin to say "thriven" and "throve"?
  • European civilization, transplanted to America, has thriven.
  • How easily he might have thriven among such kindly neighbors! for more
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