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boost

 
Noun boost has 3 senses
  1. boost, encouragement - the act of giving hope or support to someone
    --1 is a kind of aid, assist, assistance, help
    --1 has particulars: morale building, morale booster
    Derived form: verb boost2
  2. rise, boost, hike, cost increase - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
    --2 is a kind of increase, increment
    Derived form: verb boost1
  3. boost - the act of giving an upward push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
    --3 is a kind of
    push, pushing
    Derived forms: verb boost3, verb boost5
Verb boost has 5 senses
  1. hike, hike up, boost - increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
    --1 is one way to raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Derived form: noun boost2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. boost - give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
    --2 is one way to
    increase
    Derived form: noun boost1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage - contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
    --3 is one way to support, back up
    Derived forms: noun booster1, noun booster2, noun boost3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. boost, advance, supercharge - increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
    --4 is one way to increase
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  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"
    --5 is one way to
    thrust
    Derived forms: noun booster4, noun boost3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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