thrive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈθraɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/θraɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(thrīv)

Inflections of 'thrive' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
thrives
v 3rd person singular
thriving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
thrived
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
thrived
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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thrive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. the [business, civilization, industry] has thrived
  2. [business] is thriving
  3. thrive in [the wild, the summer, the United States, extreme conditions]
  4. thrive on [change, insects, knowledge]
  5. thrive with minimal [water, sunlight, food]
  6. can thrive without [water]
  7. thrive at [work, low temperatures, school]
  8. have thrived for [generations, years]
  9. thrive off [insects, leaves, fish] (alone)
  10. thrive through [a harsh summer, a major setback, adversity]
  11. thrive by [taking advantage of, exploiting] a [policy, resource]
  12. thrive [because, regardless] of [the conditions, environment]
  13. thrive under [many, extreme] conditions
  14. thrive despite [poor, harsh, extreme] conditions
  15. failure to thrive
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