Pronunciation of Thrive
/θɹˈa͡ɪv/, /θɹˈaɪv/, /θ_ɹ_ˈaɪ_v/
Synonyms for thrive:
doodle, bubble under, smash hit, bootlessness, Unsuccess, unmarred, boff, easy street, vault, putrefaction, Vainness, get on, bootless, boffo, flower, win out, ten-strike, well-heeled, die, prosperousness, grow, unprofitableness, ivory tower, come back, fruitlessness, afield, disintegration, make out, sleeper, uselessness, rottenness, putridness, boffola, waterloo, thrive on, booming, unavailingness, come up, boomy, prospering, successfulness, unsuccessfulness, blossom, pull through, putrescence.
bloom, decomposition, bomb, misfire, efficacious, amiss, fruitless, rot, unprofitable, roaring, taint, undamaged, click, uninjured, putter, well-off, fudge, rule, unbroken, spoilage, effective, bumble, unsuccessful, vain, fiasco, productive, awry, establish, putrid, lemon, storm, well-to-do, loser, foolproof, malfunction, bungle, well-fixed, flourishing, unimpaired, washout, outage, molder, achieve, lead, decay, futile, putrefy, thriving, dud, unavailing, wow, futility, flunk, prosperous.
efficiency, misbehave, flawless, spoil, rocket, fare, fail-safe, unhurt, efficient, limp, hurdle, fumble, effectual, intact, productivity, blunder, unharmed, peak, stagger, failure, downfall, shoot up, thrifty, astray, prosperity, impractical, decompose.
have it good.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
do well (verb)
Usage examples for thrive:
- Under this system, Wally, the middle and upper classes will thrive as never before. - "The Air Trust", George Allan England.
- As a matter of fact, in a country as flat as Belgium the science must be fraught with extraordinary difficulties, and they certainly seem to thrive very well without it. - "A Surgeon in Belgium", Henry Sessions Souttar.
- We thrive on that. - "The Place Beyond the Winds", Harriet T. Comstock.