Thrive Definition

thrived, thriven, thrives, thriving, throve
thrived, thriven, thrives, thriving, throve
To grow vigorously or luxuriantly; improve physically.
Webster's New World
To prosper or flourish; be successful, esp. as the result of economical management.
Webster's New World

Origin of Thrive

  • Middle English thriven from Old Norse thrīfask reflexive of thrīfa to seize

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse þrífask, from þrifa (“grasp").

    From Wiktionary

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