The dream should never be understood as “you can thrive here and only here.”
He has recently returned from a USO Tour in Iraq, and thrive Records (Island Def Jam) will release his Total Club Hits Vol.
Conservative politics can thrive in pockets of the black community.
On the cracked veranda, her intensive care, the newest babies fail to thrive.
They were, upon closer inspection, newborn babies failing to thrive.
Often these ferns seem to be all that can thrive in amongst the stones.
In those southern latitudes the birch tree, from whose bark the canoes of the northern Indians were made, did not thrive.
And lucky that she does, for men can not thrive in America without pie.
Whoever will thrive, must be courteous, and begin in his youth.
Fruit-trees will not thrive; but black and red currants and rhubarb are grown, the last-named doing excellently.
c.1200, from Old Norse þrifask "to thrive," originally "grasp to oneself," probably from Old Norse þrifa "to clutch, grasp, grip" (cf. Swedish trifvas, Danish trives "to thrive, flourish"), of unknown origin. Related: Thrived; thriving.