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Synonyms for cheer
tʃɪərcheer

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cheer

    To cherish is both to hold dear and to treat as dear. Mere unexpressed esteem would not be cherishing. In the marriage vow, "to love, honor, and cherish," the word cherish implies all that each can do by love and tenderness for the welfare and happiness of the other, as by support, protection, care in sickness, comfort in sorrow, sympathy, and help of every kind. To nurse is to tend the helpless or feeble, as infants, or the sick or wounded. To nourish is strictly to sustain and build up by food; to nurture includes careful mental and spiritual training, with something of love and tenderness; to foster is simply to maintain and care for, to bring up; a foster-child will be nourished, but may not be as tenderly nurtured or as lovingly cherished as if one's own. In the figurative sense, the opinion one cherishes he holds, not with mere cold conviction, but with loving devotion.

    See synonyms for ABANDON; CHASTEN.

    Synonyms:
    cherish, cling to, comfort, encourage, entertain, foster, harbor, hold dear, nourish, nurse, nurture, protect, shelter, treasure, value

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cheernoun

    Synonyms:
    hope, happiness, comfort, hospitality, plenty, conviviality

    Antonyms:
    dejection, sullenness, gloom, starvation, niggardliness, dearth, inhospitableness, churlishness, unsociableness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheernoun

    a cry or shout of approval

    Synonyms:
    sunniness, sunshine, cheerfulness

    Antonyms:
    quetch, plain, kick, kvetch, complain, sound off

  2. cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshineverb

    the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom

    "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"

    Synonyms:
    sun, sunshine, blitheness, sunniness, fair weather, cheerfulness, sunlight, temperateness

    Antonyms:
    complain, plain, quetch, kvetch, kick, sound off

  3. cheer, hearten, recreate, emboldenverb

    give encouragement to

    Synonyms:
    recreate, vivify, jolly up, play, root on, reanimate, hearten, urge, renovate, cheer up, exhort, barrack, embolden, urge on, revivify, pep up, chirk up, animate, repair, revive, inspire, jolly along, quicken

    Antonyms:
    plain, complain, sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch

  4. cheerverb

    show approval or good wishes by shouting

    "everybody cheered the birthday boy"

    Synonyms:
    inspire, exhort, root on, hearten, urge on, recreate, urge, jolly up, chirk up, embolden, barrack, pep up, jolly along, cheer up

    Antonyms:
    quetch, kvetch, complain, plain, sound off, kick

  5. cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly upverb

    cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful

    "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"

    Synonyms:
    inspire, exhort, root on, hearten, urge on, recreate, urge, jolly up, chirk up, embolden, barrack, pep up, jolly along, cheer up

    Antonyms:
    complain, plain, sound off, kick, kvetch, quetch

  6. cheer, cheer up, chirk upverb

    become cheerful

    Synonyms:
    inspire, exhort, root on, hearten, urge on, recreate, urge, jolly up, chirk up, embolden, barrack, pep up, jolly along, cheer up

    Antonyms:
    quetch, sound off, kick, plain, complain, kvetch

  7. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upverb

    spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

    "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

    Synonyms:
    jeer, juice up, animate, pep up, press, scoff, root on, enliven, urge on, instigate, flout, advocate, invigorate, urge, inspire, exalt, ginger up, exhort, hearten, jolly along, prompt, revolutionize, jazz up, recreate, cheer up, barrack, recommend, inhale, chirk up, embolden, breathe in, revolutionise, jolly up, gibe

    Antonyms:
    complain, sound off, quetch, kick, kvetch, plain

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cheernoun

    Synonyms:
    mirth, gayety, joy, gladness, CHEERFULNESS

  2. cheernoun

    Synonyms:
    entertainment, provisions, food, repast, viands, victuals

  3. cheernoun

    Synonyms:
    acclamation, shout of applause

  4. cheerverb

    Synonyms:
    gladden, exhilarate, inspirit, enliven, animate, incite, encourage

  5. cheerverb

    Synonyms:
    comfort, console, solace, make cheerful

  6. cheerverb

    Synonyms:
    applaud, clap, salute with cheers

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cheerverb

    Synonyms:
    inspirit, elate, exhilarate, encourage, console, revive, gladden, applaud

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheer":

    cheerfulness, joy, cheerleader, hooray, dance, rallying

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Cheer":

    Alec Cheer

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How to use cheer in a sentence?

  1. Willie Anderson:

    Fantastic, something to cheer up the neighborhood.

  2. Rayvon Fouché:

    At the core, sport is a human endeavor, and we like to cheer for our fans. We like to vilify the umpires, it’s a theater of sport and part of that would be lost if we moved to robotic officiating.

  3. Commissioner Roger Goodell:

    The theme of hope is always prevalent in the NFL, especially with regard to the Draft, in 2020, that's especially true, as we help honor healthcare workers, first responders, and others on the front lines of the battle with COVID-19 while giving our fans something to cheer about.

  4. Rumer Willis:

    I have an incredibly supportive family. They are willing to come and support me and cheer me on in whatever crazy endeavors I decide to do.

  5. Liu Guoliang:

    These athletes, who are friends with each other, can work together in the competition ; so that fans from both countries can cheer them on, opening a new chapter of Ping Pong Diplomacy in this new era.


Translations for cheer

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  • يشجعArabic
  • аплодирам, настроение, одобрително възклицаниеBulgarian
  • aufheitern, aufmuntern, jubeln, applaudierenGerman
  • hurai, huraoEsperanto
  • hurra, alegría, aclamarSpanish
  • hilpeys, hurrata, hurraahuuto, kannustaa, kannustushuuto, iloisuusFinnish
  • applaudir, acclamerFrench
  • जयकारHindi
  • buonumore, incitareItalian
  • 声援, 喝采, 励ますJapanese
  • sorakanMalay
  • heiarop, heieNorwegian
  • поощрять, подбадривать, воодушевлять, приветствовать, аплодировать, ликоватьRussian
  • heja, hejaramsa, hurraSwedish
  • vui lênVietnamese

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