Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Prospering"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Prosper \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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a
palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new
business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist
center"; "did a thriving business in orchids" [syn: {booming},
{flourishing}, {palmy}, {prosperous}, {roaring}, {thriving}]

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