vb , thrives, thriving, thrived, throve, thrived, thriven intr
1 to grow strongly and vigorously
2 to do well; prosper
(C13: from Old Norse thrifask to grasp for oneself, reflexive of thrifa to grasp, of obscure origin)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
advance, bloom, boom, burgeon, develop, do well, flourish, get on, grow, grow rich, increase, prosper, succeed, wax
decline, droop, fail, languish, perish, shrivel, stagnate, wane, wilt, wither
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