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  Definition of boost
  1. the act of giving hope or support to someone
  2. the act of giving an upward push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
  3. an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
  4. give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
  5. increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
  6. push or shove upward, as if from below or behind; "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
  7. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
  8. contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
Similar Words: encouragement, rise, hike, cost increase, advance, supercharge, hike up, promote, further, encourage

 

Hyponyms: morale building, morale booster, connive at, wink at, foster, further, spur, help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce

 

Derivational Morphology: promote, advance, further, encourage, hike, hike up, encouragement, booster, booster rocket, booster unit, multistage rocket, takeoff booster, takeoff rocket, rise, cost increase, raise, wage hike, wage increase, salary increase, promotion, furtherance, advancement, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, friend, promoter, plugger, improvement, betterment, forwarding

 

 
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