AskDefine | Define prosper

Dictionary Definition

prosper

Verb

1 grow stronger; "The economy was booming" [syn: boom, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand]
2 gain in wealth [syn: thrive, fly high, flourish]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Verb

  1. To favor; to render successful.
  2. To be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or prosperous; to thrive; to make gain.
  3. To grow; to increase.

Related terms

Translations

  • Arabic: يزدهر (yazdaher)
  • Dutch: welvaren
  • Old English: þeon

Extensive Definition

Prosper may refer to:

Cities

Person

Other

prosper in German: Prosper
prosper in Spanish: Prosper
prosper in French: Prosper
prosper in Italian: Prospero (nome)
prosper in Dutch: Prosper
prosper in Polish: Prosper

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

advance, arrive, be blooded, be successful, catch on, click, come along, come off, come on, connect, develop, do well, enjoy prosperity, fare well, farewell, flourish, gain, get ahead, get on, get on swimmingly, get on well, go, go great guns, go off, go over, go over big, go to town, go well, graduate, grow, grow rich, make, make a hit, make good, make headway, make it, make progress, meet with success, pass, prevail, profit, progress, qualify, succeed, take, thrive, turn out well, work well, work wonders, yield
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