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THRIVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thriving mean? 

THRIVING (adjective)
  The adjective THRIVING has 2 senses:

1. very lively and profitable
2. having or showing vigorous vegetal or animal life

  Familiarity information: THRIVING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THRIVING (adjective)


Sense 1thriving [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Very lively and profitable

Synonyms:

roaring; prospering; palmy; booming; thriving; flourishing; prosperous

Context examples:

flourishing businesses / a palmy time for stockbrokers / a prosperous new business / doing a roaring trade / a thriving tourist center / did a thriving business in orchids

Similar:

successful (having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome)


Sense 2thriving [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having or showing vigorous vegetal or animal life

Synonyms:

flourishing; growing; thriving

Context examples:

flourishing crops / flourishing chicks / a growing boy / fast-growing weeds / a thriving deer population

Similar:

healthy (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease)


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