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Definition of "prosper" []

  • To be fortunate or successful, especially in terms of one's finances; thrive. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prosper" in a sentence
  • "The simple way for America to prosper is to ask the Republicans what they think we should do .... and then do the exact opposite."
  • "Teach people that the best way to prosper is to help themselves not by hand outs."
  • "It will require each of us to remind ourselves that we rise and fall as one nation; and that a country in which only a few prosper is antithetical to our ideals and our democracy."