Pronunciation: bŌst
v. t.1.To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement.
[imp. & p. p. Boosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boosting.]
n.1.A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
Noun1.boost - the act of giving hope or support to someone
Synonyms: encouragement
2.boost - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
Synonyms: cost increase, hike, rise
3.boost - the act of giving an upward push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
Verb1.boost - increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
Synonyms: hike, hike up
2.boost - give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
3.boost - contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
4.boost - increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
Synonyms: supercharge, advance
5.boost - push or shove upward, as if from below or behind; "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
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-- Boost --
boost up
booster amplifier
booster dose
booster rocket
booster shot
booster stations
booster unit
boot block
boot camp
Boot catcher
Boot closer
Boot crimp
boot disk
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