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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Throve (0.00793 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: throve thrive v 1: grow stronger; “The economy was booming” [syn: boom, prosper, get ahead, flourish, expand] 2: gain in wealth [syn: prosper, fly high, flourish] [also: throve, thriven] throve See thrive
English → English (gcide) Definition: Throve Thrive \Thrive\ (thr[imac]v), v. i. [imp. Throve (thr[=o]v) or Thrived (thr[imac]vd); p. p. Thrived or Thriven (thr[i^]v"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Thriving.] [OE. [thorn]riven, Icel. [thorn]r[=i]fask; probably originally, to grasp for one's self, from [thorn]r[=i]fa to grasp; akin to Dan. trives to thrive, Sw. trifvas. Cf. Thrift.] 1. To prosper by industry, economy, and good management of property; to increase in goods and estate; as, a farmer thrives by good husbandry. [1913 Webster] Diligence and humility is the way to thrive in the riches of the understanding, as well as in gold. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. To prosper in any business; to have increase or success. “They by vices thrive.” --Sandys. [1913 Webster] O son, why sit we here, each other viewing Idly, while Satan, our great author, thrives? --Milton. [1913 Webster] And so she throve and prospered. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. To increase in bulk or stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, as a plant; to flourish; as, young cattle thrive in rich pastures; trees thrive in a good soil. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Throve \Throve\, imp. of Thrive. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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