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Synonyms 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

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. Jonathan Fearon:

    One way (to boost capital) is to downsize the investment bank, the other is to raise capital. I would not be surprised to see a mixture of these two.

  2. Kamal Hamdan:

    We must boost this dynamic democratic movement to restore a public service mentality based on laws, transparency and give people the right to good education, jobs, housing.

  3. Jose Carlos Martins:

    The government's focus is completely wrong. It should be cutting its own payroll instead of investments that boost the economy.

  4. Jasper Lawler:

    The Chinese government have obviously decided to act on the front foot and prevent the manufacturing sector dropping into contraction, The overriding prospect of more global stimulus will boost risk-taking, push yields down and should feed through into higher demand for equities.

  5. Ethiopian Haile:

    It is a sad decision that will disproportionately affect Ethiopia and Kenya, as well as East Africa as a whole, some Asian countries have also been making strides in middle- and long-distance. At a time when the (governing) body needed to exert its maximum effort to boost athletics worldwide, it has taken a decision that is tragic and unfair.


Translations for boost

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  • повдигане, вдигам, задигам, подпомагане, издигам, покачвамBulgarian
  • 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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