verb (used without object), thrived or throve [throhv], /θroʊv/, thrived or thriv·en [thriv-uhn], /ˈθrɪv ən/, thriv·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for thrive
After all, Las Vegas thrives despite the fact that everyone knows that the house always wins.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of my three sons is a student who thrives there, due in no small part to innovative programs like its greenhouse and gardens.
Political manipulation of religious identity in CAR is nothing new, but it thrives in institutionally weak environments.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants|Christopher Day|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If Lapid thrives and Netanyahu botches a major foreign policy issue, Lapid might have a chance at victory.
Ibrahim vaulted to the forefront of a movement generated in large part by social media, which thrives on emotion and spontaneity.A Human Rights Icon’s Ugly Side: Samira Ibrahim’s Hateful Tweets|Eleanor Clift|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At Kew it thrives well in peaty loam and limestone, and although it does not increase very quickly is yet happy and contented.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster
It thrives at a greater distance from the sea, and in more elevated regions than the coco-nut palm.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
In the North it thrives in any soil from a light sand to a heavy clay, but prefers a medium heavy loam.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
Alpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa) is so called because it thrives on high mountains and in the far North.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
It thrives in loam and peat mixed with a little dung, and flowers in July or August.Gardening for the Million|Alfred Pink