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1. thrive

verb. ['ˈθraɪv'] grow vigorously.

Synonyms

  • burgeon
  • flourish
  • prosper
  • revive
  • luxuriate
  • expand
  • grow

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • anesthetize
  • contract

Etymology

  • þrífask (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Thrive

  • contrive
  • deprive
  • survive
  • strive
  • revive
  • connive
  • o'five
  • drive
  • dr.
  • derive
  • clyve
  • clive
  • alive
  • vive
  • shive
  • live
  • jive
  • hive
  • five
  • dive
  • arrive
  • i've

Sentences with thrive


1. Verb, base form
By making some creative shifts to everyday routines, you can thrive while holed up at home.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The AKC says border collies thrive when they have a job to do and enough space to run.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Bacteria thrive when hair and other items build up inside the drain.

Quotes about thrive


1. I've heard too many times where people say that I'm this ultra-serious guy. In truth, I've got an extremely absurd sense of humor. I thrive on the absurd - I love it.
- Phil Anselmo

2. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

3. My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
- Maya Angelou

2. thrive

verb. ['ˈθraɪv'] make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • flourish
  • fly high
  • prosper

Antonyms

  • generalize
  • decrease
  • deflate
  • shrink

Etymology

  • þrífask (Old Norse)
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