HyperDic: boost

English > 8 senses of the word boost:
VERBmotionboost, hike, hike upincrease
changeboostgive a boost to
socialboost, promote, advance, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
changeboost, advance, superchargeincrease or raise
contactboostpush or shove upward, as if from below or behind
NOUNactboost, encouragementthe act of giving hope or support to someone
attributeboost, rise, hike, cost increasean increase / increase / increase / increase / increase in cost
actboostthe act of giving a push
boost > pronunciation
Soundsbuw'st
Rhymesinduced ... roost: 5 rhymes with uwst...
English > boost: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of giving hope or support to someone.
Synonymencouragement
Narrowermorale building, morale boosterAnything that serves to increase morale
Broaderaid, assist, assistance, helpThe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishaliento, ánimo, coraje, fuerza, valor
Catalancoratge, encoratjament
Verbsboostgive a boost to
English > boost: 8 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn increase / increase / increase / increase / increase in cost.
Synonymsrise, hike, cost increase
Broaderincrease, incrementThe amount by which something increases / increases
Spanishaumento, incremento
Catalanaugment, increment
Verbsboostincrease
English > boost: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of giving a push.
Example"he gave her a boost over the fence"
Broaderpush, pushingThe act of applying force in order to move something away
Spanishimpulso
Verbsboostpush or shove upward, as if from below or behind
boostcontribute to the progress or growth of
English > boost: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningincrease.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymshike, hike up
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishaumentar
Nounsboostan increase / increase / increase / increase / increase in cost
English > boost: 8 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGive a boost to; be beneficial to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The tax cut will boost the economy"
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishaumentar
Catalanaugmentar, estimular, impulsar
Nounsboostthe act of giving hope or support to someone
English > boost: 8 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningcontribute to the progress or growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymspromote, advance, further, encourage
NarrowercarryTake further or advance
connive at, wink atGive one's silent approval to
contribute, lead, conduceBe conducive to
feedsupport / support or promote
foster, furtherPromote the growth of
helpcontribute to the furtherance of
spurincite or stimulate
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishanimar, anticipar, auspiciar, estimular, favorecer, fomentar, impulsar, incentivar, potenciar, promover, propulsar
Catalananimar, anticipar, avançar, fomentar, incentivar, potenciar, propulsar
Nounsboostthe act of giving a push
boostersomeone who is an active supporter and advocate
boostera person who backs a politician or a team etc.
English > boost: 8 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningincrease or raise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
Synonymsadvance, supercharge
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishanticipar, ascender, aumentar, fomentar, promover
Catalananticipar, ascendir, fomentar, promoure
English > boost: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningPush or shove upward, as if from below or behind.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Nounsboostthe act of giving a push
boosterthe first stage / stage of a multistage rocket

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