1. thriving

adjective. ['ˈθraɪvɪŋ'] very lively and profitable.


  • flourishing
  • successful
  • prosperous
  • palmy
  • booming
  • roaring


  • unfortunate
  • defeated
  • unproductive
  • failure

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Rhymes with Thriving

  • depriving
  • surviving
  • striving
  • reviving
  • conniving
  • driving
  • deriving
  • jiving
  • diving
  • arriving

How do you pronounce thriving?

Pronounce thriving as θˈraɪvɪŋ.

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Sentences with thriving

1. Adjective
It also had a thriving cotton trade.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Fast removal of dead branches will keep the tree strong and thriving.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
This will help stop any lingering roots from thriving.

Quotes about thriving

1. Does art have a future? Performance genres like opera, theater, music and dance are thriving all over the world, but the visual arts have been in slow decline for nearly 40 years. No major figure of profound influence has emerged in painting or sculpture since the waning of Pop Art and the birth of Minimalism in the early 1970s.
- Camille Paglia

2. I grew up in libraries, and I hope I've learned never to take them for granted. A thriving library is the heart of its community, providing access to information and educational opportunities, bringing people together, leveling the playing field, and archiving our history.
- Josie Brown