- 1to develop in a successful way; to be successful, especially in making money synonym thrive
- 2 The economy prospered under his administration. She seems to be prospering since she moved out of the city.
NAmE//ˈprɑspər//[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prosper
he / she / it prospers
past simple prospered
-ing form prospering