Origin of prosperMiddle English prosperen from Middle French prosperer from Classical Latin prosperare, to cause to prosper from prosperus, favorable from prospere, fortunately from pro spere from pro, according to (see pro-) + stem of spes, hope from Indo-European base an unverified form sp?i-, to flourish, succeed from source speed
Jason prospers as an architect because he has a passion for beautiful design.
Prosper is defined as to do well or succeed in life.
An example of prosper is to become a successful architect.
intransitive verbpros·pered, pros·per·ing, pros·pers
To be fortunate or successful, especially in terms of one's finances; thrive.
Origin of prosperMiddle English prosperen from Old French prosperer from Latin prosperāre to render fortunate from prosperus favorable ; see spē- in Indo-European roots.
- A male given name
- Apples prosper best in the north-west.
- The island did not prosper under Portuguese rule.
- Growing up I was taught that I would prosper in life only if I had a proper education.
- If you want your savings account to prosper, you'll have to stop spending money on so many useless things every month.
- The business's well-established financial plan allowed them to prosper in an uncertain economy.