HyperDic: bolster

English > 4 senses of the word bolster:
VERBchangebolster, bolster upsupport and strengthen
contactbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
changebolster, padadd padding to
NOUNartifactbolster, long pillowa pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
bolster > pronunciation
Soundsbow'lster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > bolster: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows.
Synonymlong pillow
BroaderpillowA cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
Spanishcabezal, larguero, travesaño, travesero
Verbsbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
English > bolster: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningsupport and strengthen.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"bolster morale"
Synonymbolster up
Broaderreinforce, reenforcemake stronger
Spanishapoyar
Catalanrecolzar
English > bolster: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningprop up with a pillow or bolster.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderprop up, prop, shore up, shoresupport by placing against something solid or rigid
Spanishreforzar, sostener
Nounsbolstera pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
English > bolster: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningadd padding to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonympad
Entailed byquiltcreate by stitching together
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishacolchar, reforzar
Catalancapitonar, encoixinar, folrar

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