HyperDic: cheer

English > 7 senses of the word cheer:
NOUNcommunicationcheera cry or shout of approval
attributecheer, cheerfulness, sunniness, sunshinethe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
VERBemotioncheer, hearten, recreate, emboldengive encouragement to
communicationcheershow approval or good wishes by shouting
communicationcheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly upcause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
communicationcheer, cheer up, chirk upbecome cheerful
communicationcheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upspur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts
cheer > pronunciation
Soundschih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > cheer: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA cry or shout of approval.
NarrowerbanzaiA Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph
bravoA cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
hurrah, hoorayA victory cheer
salvoA sudden outburst of cheers
Broaderapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
Spanishovación, vítor, viva
Catalanvisca
Verbscheershow approval or good wishes by shouting
English > cheer: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom.
Example"flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
Synonymscheerfulness, sunniness, sunshine
AttributescheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
depressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Part ofdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Narrowergood-temperedness, good-humoredness, good-humouredness, good-naturednessA cheerful willingness to be obliging
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Oppositeuncheerfulnessnot conducive to cheer or good spirits
Spanishalegría, vida
Catalanalegria
Adjectivescheerybright and pleasant
Verbscheerbecome cheerful
cheercause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
English > cheer: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGive encouragement to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will cheer her
Synonymshearten, recreate, embolden
Narrowertake heart, buck upgain courage
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Oppositedishearten, put offtake away the enthusiasm of
Spanishalegrar, alentar, animar, dar ánimos, envalentonar, recrear
Catalanalegrar-se, alegrar, animar, encoratjar, envalentir, reanimar-se
Nounscheeringencouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
English > cheer: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningshow approval or good wishes by shouting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"everybody cheered the birthday boy"
Narrowerlighten, lighten up, buoy upmake more cheerful
BroaderapplaudExpress approval of
Spanishaclamar, animar
Nounscheera cry or shout of approval
cheerera spectator who shouts encouragement
cheeringencouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
English > cheer: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningCause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
Synonymscheer up, jolly along, jolly up
Cause tocheer, cheer up, chirk upBecome cheerful
Narroweramusemake (somebody) laugh
Spanishalegrar, animar, divertir
Catalanalegrar, animar, divertir
Nounscheerthe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
English > cheer: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningBecome cheerful.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscheer up, chirk up
Caused bycheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly upCause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
Narrowerexuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilateTo express great joy
lighten, lighten up, buoy upBecome more cheerful
Broaderrejoice, joyFeel happiness or joy
Oppositecomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishalegrar, animarse, animar
Catalanalegrar-se, alegrar, animar, encoratjar, reanimar-se
Nounscheerthe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
English > cheer: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningSpur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
Synonymsroot on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up
Narrowercheerleadact as a cheerleader in a sports event
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Spanishactivar, alegrar, animar, dar ánimos, estimular, exhortar, incitar, jalear, motivar, vitorear
Catalanalegrar, animar, exhortar, inspirar
Nounscheerera spectator who shouts encouragement
cheeringencouragement in the form of cheers from spectators

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