Winning vs Thriving - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between winning and thriving

is that winning is while thriving is .

As adjectives the difference between winning and thriving

is that winning is that constitutes a win while thriving is that thrives; successful; flourishing or prospering.

As nouns the difference between winning and thriving

is that winning is the act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition while thriving is the action of the verb to thrive .

winning

English

Verb

(head)
  • Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

    Derived terms

    * winnings

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • That constitutes a win.
  • the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  • That leads to success.
  • a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  • Attractive.
  • a winning smile

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  • (chiefly, in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
  • * Chaucer
  • Ye seek land and sea for your winnings .
  • (mining) A new opening.
  • The portion of a coalfield out for working.
  • See also

    * winnings * winningest ----

    thriving

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That thrives; successful; flourishing or prospering.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to thrive .
  • Verb

    (head)