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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. boost, encouragementnoun

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, hike

  2. rise, boost, hike, cost increasenoun

    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. boostverb

    the act of giving a push

    "he gave her a boost over the fence"

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, hike

  4. hike, hike up, boostverb

    increase

    "The landlord hiked up the rents"

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

  5. boostverb

    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, encourageverb

    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, superchargeverb

    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. boostverb

    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

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Editors Contribution1.0 / 2 votes

  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. Meghan Camarena:

    Kids are watching YouTube videos and a new indie game just came out, and someone's going to play it, like their favorite YouTuber, and that's going to boost the sales.

  2. 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.

  3. Frank Decker:

    It would boost those who have called Merkel's policies a mistake, merkel would be blamed.

  4. Sven Ennerst:

    We are pioneering technologies across the automated vehicle spectrum that make roads safer and help trucking companies boost productivity.

  5. Andy Slavitt:

    Boost everybody. If everybody is boosted, that's your best shot at having everyone back.


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  • تعزيزArabic
  • повдигане, покачвам, издигам, вдигам, задигам, подпомаганеBulgarian
  • ώθησηGreek
  • impulso, empuje, aumentar, empujar, impulsarSpanish
  • avittaa, pölliä, avitus, työntö, työntääFinnish
  • impulso, roubar, pulo, impulsarGalician
  • לְהַגבִּירHebrew
  • ブーストJapanese
  • duwtje, stelen, jatten, zetje, ontvreemden, duwtje in de rugDutch
  • wzmocnienie, zwiększać, zasilaćPolish
  • impulsionarPortuguese
  • усилениеRussian
  • การส่งเสริมThai

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