As any fan of Star Trek knows, “live long and prosper” is good advice. The verb prosper means to do well, succeed, or thrive.

The verb prosper commonly means to generate wealth, as in “she hopes to prosper from her new investments.” But more generally it means “grow stronger” or "flourish" — crops will prosper when they have adequate sun and water, and rescued animals can prosper in a loving home. You can also prosper from good advice or a wise decision: for example, “cheaters never prosper” is one piece of advice that might help you prosper.

Definitions of prosper

v make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

flourish, fly high, thrive
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

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