Prosperously
Prosperous Pros"per*ous, a. [L. prosperus or prosper, originally, answering to hope; pro according to + the root of sperare to hope. See {Despair}.] 1. Tending to prosperity; favoring; favorable; helpful. [1913 Webster]

A happy passage and a prosperous wind. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

2. Being prospered; advancing in the pursuit of anything desirable; making gain, or increase; thriving; successful; as, a prosperous voyage; a prosperous undertaking; a prosperous man or nation. [1913 Webster]

By moderation either state to bear Prosperous or adverse. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Fortunate; successful; flourishing; thriving; favorable; auspicious; lucky. See {Fortunate}. [1913 Webster] -- {Pros"per*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Pros"per*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • prosperously — prosperous UK US /ˈprɒspərəs/ adjective ► rich and successful: »The area is becoming more and more prosperous. »a prosperous businessman »a prosperous country/economy/future prosperously /ˈprɒspərəsli/ adverb ► »We have a world class management… …   Financial and business terms

  • prosperously — prosperous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ successful or flourishing, especially financially. DERIVATIVES prosperity noun prosperously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • prosperously — adverb see prosperous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosperously — See prosperous. * * * …   Universalium

  • prosperously — adverb In a prosperous manner; in the way of the prosperous …   Wiktionary

  • prosperously — prÉ‘sprÉ™slɪ / prÉ’s adv. in a thriving manner, flourishingly; successfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prosperously — pros·per·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • prosperously — adverb in the manner of prosperous people • Derived from adjective: ↑prosperous …   Useful english dictionary

  • prosperous — prosperously, adv. prosperousness, n. /pros peuhr euhs/, adj. 1. having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business. 2. well to do or well off: a prosperous family. 3. favorable or… …   Universalium

  • with success — prosperously, in a successful manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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