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Synonyms for thrive
θraɪv; ˈθrɪv ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boom, thrive, flourish, expand(verb)

    grow vigorously

    "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, wave, fly high, expound, exposit, flourish, spread out, blast, amplify, lucubrate, blow up, din, extend, inflate, expatiate, nail, brandish, flesh out, dilate, thunder, boom, enlarge, prosper, expand, boom out, smash

  2. thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish(verb)

    make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

    "The new student is thriving"

    Synonyms:
    wave, brandish, prosper, fly high, boom, expand, flourish

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thrive

    A person succeeds when he accomplishes what he attempts, or attains a desired object or result; an enterprise or undertaking succeeds that has a prosperous result. To win implies that some one loses, but one may succeed where no one fails. A solitary swimmer succeeds in reaching the shore; if we say he wins the shore we contrast him with himself as a possible loser. Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete. Compare FOLLOW.

    Synonyms:
    achieve, attain, flourish, prevail, prosper, succeed, win

    Antonyms:
    be defeated, come short, fail, fall short, lose, miscarry, miss

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thrive

    Synonyms:
    prosper, increase, flourish, grow, succeed, fatten, luxuriate

    Antonyms:
    decay, lade, wane, wither, decline, waste, languish, diminish, droop, pine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thrive(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    prosper, succeed, get on, come on, become wealthy, get rich

  2. thrive(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow, increase, advance, flourish, improve, make improvement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thrive(v)

    Synonyms:
    flourish, prosper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thrive":

    prosper, flourish, grow, succeed, blossom, flourish

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. THRIVE

    Synonyms:
    Thrombin Inhibitor in Venous Thromboembolism

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How to use thrive in a sentence?

  1. The Raptors:

    We thrive off adversity, every single guy on this team, we've been in tough situations before and, you know, sometimes when you're put in tough situations, that is what brings out the best in you and that's what point we are at now.

  2. Bob Conklin:

    If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.

  3. The Sacramento Police department:

    We are committed to building healthy neighborhoods in our city, where every person has an opportunity to thrive. We will continue to work together with our community to ensure our city is policed safely and effectively.

  4. Jim Sisco:

    John's experience at eBay and PayPal illustrate that Nike's focus is on increasing profits by integrating digital marketing and other technologies into their operations. Improving their corporate culture is an afterthought, which only comes up when an incident like the Salazar crisis occurs... John was brought in to help Nike thrive in this new environment, which shows no signs of slowing.

  5. Dana McCoy:

    With a lot of the efforts that have been made internationally in the public health and medical realm, we've come to a lot of success in helping children to survive, but now we're moving into an era where we can not only help children to survive, but really focus on helping them to thrive.

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