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Meaning of PROSPER

Pronunciation:  'prâspur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
  2. [v]  gain in wealth

PROSPER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: boom, expand, fligh high, flourish, flourish, get ahead, thrive, thrive
 See Also: change state, grow, luxuriate, revive, turn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pros"per\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prospered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Prospering}.] [F. prosp['e]rer v. i., or L.
    prosperare, v. i., or L. prosperare, v. t., fr. prosper or
    prosperus. See {Prosperous}.]
    To favor; to render successful. ``Prosper thou our
    handiwork.'' --Bk. of Common Prayer.
          All things concur toprosper our design.  --Dryden.
  2. \Pros"per\, v. i.
    1. To be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or
       prosperous; to thrive; to make gain.
             They, in their earthly Canaan placed, Long time
             shall dwell and prosper.              --Milton.
    2. To grow; to increase. [Obs.]
             Black cherry trees prosper even to considerable
             timber.                               --Evelyn.
Computing Dictionary

["PROSPER: A Language for Specification by Prototyping", J. Leszczylowski, Comp Langs 14(3):165-180 (1989)].