thrive-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: prosper; flourish

Lettuce thrives in the cool temperatures of autumn.
On the whole, humanity is thriving, with lifespans lengthening and poverty diminishing.
Halifax thrived as a river port in the eighteenth century.
Pandas thrive on bamboo.

VerbNet: gorge-39.6,exist-47.1-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: thrive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2