How to use Thrived in a sentence
The plants she had started in the house in March thrived.
In spite of being a mediocre athlete at best, Dean had thrived on sports.
For whatever reason, Nancy Drew thrived.
Modern Taureans would have thrived during the height of the Roman Empire when the pleasure of the senses ruled.
Although they were poor, Winfrey thrived under her grandmother's guidance, learning to read before the age of three.Advertisement
Even after the Spanish left, classical music thrived in Mexico.
In studies, mice fed only bee pollen thrived and remained healthy for an indefinite period of time.
The company thrived for many years, but suffered during the 1970s, when the advent of quartz watches caused consumers to abandon fine Swiss watches in favor of convenient quartz.
Tennessee is best known for two types of music - country and Southern soul - but all genres of music have thrived within state lines.
Shakira, Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias are just a few examples of Mexican musicians who have thrived in the worldwide spotlight.Advertisement
Ares thrived on war, conflict and conflagration.
Under the close oligarchical rule of the patrician families, who filled all offices in the town councils, the States of Holland, in which the influence of Amsterdam was dominant, and which in their turn exercised predominance in the States-General, became more and more an assembly of " shopkeepers " whose policy was to maintain peace for the sake of the commerce on which they thrived.
The image of the chirpy cockney was largely an invention of the Music Halls, which thrived in London, Northern England and Scotland.
When gold was used, and the rules protected honest commerce, productive nations thrived.
Young Allen thrived so meteoric was his career that he was soon known as The Man of Bath.Advertisement
By the 1850s, dozens of gangs thrived in the Irish slums of the major American cities.
The seven Scottish companies which have received this year's Queen's Awards have thrived thanks to their innovative ideas and creativity.
While working for Hart, Schaffner and Marx, Brown's career in fashion thrived, but interior design remained a hobby.
Although Brad missed his home and family terribly, he thrived under the leadership of Price Cobb.
As Pathways thrived, the relationship between Box and Dr. Phil began to deteriorate.Advertisement
While Lance thrived at triathlons, it was obvious that his cycling abilities surpassed his running and swimming.
At first, the general public was amazed and impressed, as all eight babies thrived.
Many seniors find it difficult to go from the workday grind to the retirement phase, which is often uneventful and even boring for those who thrived on busyness.
Coney Island thrived as an amusement park industry, providing plenty of entertainment for New York families and international visitors, until the beginning of its decline in the 1940s.
In Tales of Symphonia, you play as a team of kids who are out to create the rebirth cycle, bringing balance to the ever-depleting source of mana that Sylverant has thrived on for as long as the world has existed.Advertisement
It may seem that this plant can grow on its own and some have thrived for years neglected in water.
Inspired, he cultivated the plant and sold it as a miracle money tree and his new business thrived.
Paul Mitchell was founded in 1979 with a great idea and a meager budget and has thrived over the years.
In addition to gospel and jazz, R&B and blues thrived in New Orleans.
Gypsy Rose Lee thrived in Minsky shows during this era and set the tone for high-style striptease as an extremely beautiful woman who was also an engaging comedienne and natural-born celebrity.
In the mid-90s - a period in which female solo artists of all genres, but particularly female singer-songwriters thrived - musicians Sarah McLachlan was growing tired of running into this industry rule.
Unfortunately, about this time the Jesuits, who thus thrived on political intrigue, and who were deeply implicated in treasonable correspondence with Spain, had obtained a complete ascendancy over the secular priests, who were for obeying the civil government as far as possible and keeping free from politics.
Originally planted on the Baltic shore for the express purpose of christianizing their savage neighbours, these crusading monks had freely exploited the wealth and the valour of the West, ostensibly in the cause of religion, really for the purpose of founding a dominion of their own which, as time went on, lost more and more of its religious character, and was now little more than a German military forepost, extending from Pomerania to the Niemen, which deliberately excluded the Sla y s from the sea and thrived 'Archbishop of Gnesen 1219-1220.
Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
His edict prohibiting all commercial intercourse with the enemy at once aroused against him the bitter hostility of the merchants of Holland and Zeeland, who thrived by such traffic. His attempts to pack the council of State, on which already two Englishmen had seats, with personal adherents and to override the opposition of the provincial states of Holland to his arbitrary acts, at last made his position impossible.