An example of to thrive is the growth of a successful vegetable garden.
An example of to thrive is investing in a stock that makes lots of money.
Some plants thrive in sandy soil.
The town has been thriving on tourism.
Since expanding in June, the business has really thrived.
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 Ã¾rÃfask, from Ã¾rifa (“grasp").