Prosperous definitions

prŏs'pər-əs
Having success; flourishing.

A prosperous new business.

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Well-to-do; well-off.

A prosperous family.

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Having continued success; prospering; flourishing.
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Propitious; favorable.

A prosperous moment to make a decision.

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Well-to-do; well-off.
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Conducive to success; favorable.
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The definition of prosperous is someone or something exhibiting financial success.

An example of someone who would be described as prosperous is a millionaire.

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Well off; affluent.

He was raised in a very prosperous household.

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Trading Babe Ruth was far more prosperous for the Yankees than for the Red Sox.

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He chose a prosperous lottery number that evening.

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Origin of prosperous

Old French prosperer, from Latin prosperare, to cause to succeed, from prosperus, favorable, from Old Latin pro spere, according to expectation, from pro, for, and spes, hope