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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boost, encouragement(noun)

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, boost, hike

  2. rise, boost, hike, cost increase(noun)

    an increase in cost

    "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, hiking, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, boost, upgrade, climb, rise, encouragement, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, hike, wage hike, tramp, raise, cost increase

  3. boost(verb)

    the act of giving a push

    "he gave her a boost over the fence"

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, hike

  4. hike, hike up, boost(verb)

    increase

    "The landlord hiked up the rents"

    Synonyms:
    hike, advance, supercharge, promote, hitch up, boost, hike up, further, encourage

  5. boost(verb)

    give a boost to; be beneficial to

    "The tax cut will boost the economy"

    Synonyms:
    hike up, encourage, supercharge, hike, advance, promote, further

  6. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(verb)

    contribute to the progress or growth of

    "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, supercharge, bring forward, come along, pass on, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, progress, advertize, come on, make headway, advance, upgrade, encourage, hike, hike up, gain, pull ahead, foster, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, advertise, move on, get on, shape up, further, push, set ahead, march on, get ahead

  7. boost, advance, supercharge(verb)

    increase or raise

    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

    Synonyms:
    supercharge, promote, gain ground, elevate, kick upstairs, pressurize, throw out, go on, gain, come on, hike, win, get ahead, pull ahead, make headway, encourage, come along, set ahead, boost, further, shape up, bring forward, pass on, march on, get along, advance, hike up, move on, progress, pressurise, upgrade, get on, raise

  8. boost(verb)

    push or shove upward, as if from below or behind

    "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"

    Synonyms:
    hike up, encourage, supercharge, hike, advance, promote, further

Editors Contribution

  1. turbocharged

    turbocharging increases an engines performance


Translations for boost

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • повдигане, вдигам, задигам, подпомагане, издигам, покачвамBulgarian
  • impulso, impulsar, empujar, empuje, aumentarSpanish
  • työntö, avitus, avittaa, pölliä, työntääFinnish
  • pulo, impulso, roubar, impulsarGalician
  • ブーストJapanese
  • duwtje, duwtje in de rug, ontvreemden, zetje, jatten, stelenDutch
  • wzmocnienie, zasilać, zwiększaćPolish
  • impulsionarPortuguese
  • усилениеRussian

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