- having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business.
- well-to-do or well-off: a prosperous family.
- favorable or propitious.
Origin of prosperous
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin prosperus
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Related Words for prosperouslyeffectively, successfully, productively, strongly, well, profitably, gracefully, smoothly, easily, favorably, fortunately, happily, quickly, cosily, effortlessly, prosperously, practically, advantageously, beneficially, effectually
Examples from the Web for prosperously
Historical Examples of prosperously
Prosperously, but not noticeably otherwise; he thought, in black.Great Expectations
- flourishing; prospering
- rich; affluent; wealthy
- favourable or promising
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