Definition of 'thrive'
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Elephants are like humans in that they need company to thrive. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Many interns thrive here but some find that it is not to their liking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there is no guarantee that your company will thrive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In no other sport can veterans thrive so well. The Sun (2014)Universities thrive and grow best when all theories are peacefully discussed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)British business is well placed to thrive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our challenge is to make them thrive and grow. The Sun (2008)And three of those are well practised at thriving on catastrophe. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It has also thrived on the growing use of smartphones. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Our challenge is to make them thrive and grow and give them the support and investment they deserve. The Sun (2008)We are giving local areas another tool to encourage shoppers to the town centre and get shops to grow and thrive. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Many thrive in boggy soil, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its total headcount is higher than it was in 2014 and the company is thriving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They perform well and thrive in fickle British weather. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was decreed to be thriving, well above average. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Many people thrive on a stressful life style and simply wouldn't be happy leading a quiet life in the country. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)By the same token, a takeover may not be so eagerly sought if the company can thrive on its own. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a pressure he enjoys and thrives in... just like the man who has been plotting to stop him for two years. The Sun (2011)Won't this help the cat population to thrive, too? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Kew Gardens had a thriving hedgehog population until the mid 1980s when badgers first arrived there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Brighton seemed a more fitting choice, with its faster trains, commuter population and thriving arts scene. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is something I enJoy and thrive on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: thrive VERB
If someone or something thrives, they do well and are successful, healthy, or strong.
Today his company continues to thrive.
Definition of thrive from the Collins English Dictionary
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