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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

Editors Contribution

  1. turbocharged

    turbocharging increases an engines performance

    Submitted by rinat on November 22, 2015  

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How to use boost in a sentence?

  1. Douglas Depietro:

    Today we're getting the big boost because of the M&A deals, going forward for the rest of the week, you may see a little pause because people are waiting for the economic data release Friday, because that may give an indication what the Fed's going to do about interest rates.

  2. Toru Ohara:

    A stock market benchmark is a strategic product for a country. Having a strong stock index is one of the cheapest ways to boost the economy.

  3. Josh Frydenberg:

    A timely boost for households facing cost-of-living pressures, the benefits to the economy from this rate cut will not be insignificant but it is important that the banks hear the message from the Australian people that they should pass on the benefits of these rate cuts to their customers.

  4. 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.

  5. Jason Furman:

    My panel is outlining a balanced proposal to give people more control over their data, give small businesses more of a chance to enter and thrive, and create more predictability for the large digital companies, these recommendations will deliver an economic boost driven by UK tech start-ups and innovation that will give consumers greater choice and protection.

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Translations for boost

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  • تعزيزArabic
  • повдигане, вдигам, задигам, подпомагане, издигам, покачвамBulgarian
  • ώθησηGreek
  • impulso, impulsar, empujar, empuje, aumentarSpanish
  • työntö, avitus, avittaa, pölliä, työntääFinnish
  • pulo, impulso, roubar, impulsarGalician
  • ブーストJapanese
  • duwtje, duwtje in de rug, ontvreemden, zetje, jatten, stelenDutch
  • wzmocnienie, zasilać, zwiększaćPolish
  • impulsionarPortuguese
  • усилениеRussian
  • การส่งเสริมThai

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