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Antonyms for boost
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boost, encouragement(noun)

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, hike

  2. rise, boost, hike, cost increase(noun)

    an increase in cost

    "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, hiking, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, upgrade, climb, rise, encouragement, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, hike, wage hike, tramp, raise, cost increase

  3. boost(verb)

    the act of giving a push

    "he gave her a boost over the fence"

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, hike

  4. hike, hike up, boost(verb)

    increase

    "The landlord hiked up the rents"

    Synonyms:
    hike, advance, supercharge, promote, hitch up, hike up, further, encourage

  5. boost(verb)

    give a boost to; be beneficial to

    "The tax cut will boost the economy"

    Synonyms:
    hike up, encourage, supercharge, hike, advance, promote, further

  6. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(verb)

    contribute to the progress or growth of

    "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, supercharge, bring forward, come along, pass on, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, progress, advertize, come on, make headway, advance, upgrade, encourage, hike, hike up, gain, pull ahead, foster, promote, go on, gain ground, raise, advertise, move on, get on, shape up, further, push, set ahead, march on, get ahead

  7. boost, advance, supercharge(verb)

    increase or raise

    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

    Synonyms:
    supercharge, promote, gain ground, elevate, kick upstairs, pressurize, throw out, go on, gain, come on, hike, win, get ahead, pull ahead, make headway, encourage, come along, set ahead, further, shape up, bring forward, pass on, march on, get along, advance, hike up, move on, progress, pressurise, upgrade, get on, raise

  8. boost(verb)

    push or shove upward, as if from below or behind

    "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"

    Synonyms:
    hike up, encourage, supercharge, hike, advance, promote, further

How to use boost in a sentence?

  1. David Carter:

    I think the strength of payrolls suggest the Fed will undoubtedly raise rates this year, likely in June, the Labor Department report suggests decent U.S. economic strength, and may provide a boost to corporate profits and riskier assets like equities.

  2. Frederic Wehrey:

    U.S. and Western diplomatic strategy has been to try to boost this GNA, but I think there are certain limits, it's not the sort of conventional military operation we would think of where there's a central point of contact.

  3. Ismail Khan:

    The differences that exist in the national unity government . are helping to boost the enemies' morale, the morale of Daesh and the Taliban, this has made people really very worried.

  4. Anthony Wells:

    Some have portrayed Obama's intervention as backfiring - I wouldn't go that far but this poll does suggest that Obama hasn't given the remain team a boost at all, it hasn't been a game changer, it hasn't shifted opinion - it hasn't really made much difference at all.

  5. Gavin Parry:

    Japan's market is so liquid and has been so well conditioned to handle bad news since QQE first began that, in a way, bad news is good news sometimes, we're also seeing some positive reaction in machinery and construction to supply-side priming coming out of China, and the auto sector is getting a boost after China auto sales came out positive yesterday.

How to pronounce boost?

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How to say boost in sign language?

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