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Verb: thrive (throve,thriven, also thrived)  thrIv
  1. Grow vigorously
    "The deer population in this town is thriving";
    - boom, flourish, expand
     
  2. Make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    "The new student is thriving";
    - prosper, fly high, flourish, bloom, flower

Derived forms: throve, thriving, thrives, thriven, thrived

Type of: change state, grow, turn

Encyclopedia: Thrive