the act of giving hope or support to someone
rise, boost, hike, cost increase(noun)
an increase in cost
"they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
the act of giving a push
"he gave her a boost over the fence"
hike, hike up, boost(verb)
"The landlord hiked up the rents"
give a boost to; be beneficial to
"The tax cut will boost the economy"
promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(verb)
contribute to the progress or growth of
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
boost, advance, supercharge(verb)
increase or raise
"boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
push or shove upward, as if from below or behind
"The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
A positive intake manifold pressure in cars with turbochargers or superchargers.
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.
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
a push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Boost' in Nouns Frequency: #2940
Rank popularity for the word 'Boost' in Verbs Frequency: #790
The numerical value of Boost in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Boost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Boost in a Sentence
To be able to hear that come from that person, it gives you a boost of confidence just to know that you're doing the right things.
Although this has some elements of giving comfort to the market, this is more about giving a real boost to the real economy so the government can continue to have its 7 percent growth rate fulfilled.
While welcoming this good news, we recognise that Indivior still needs long-term certainty, so we will leverage this outcome to seek a positive resolution of all the outstanding ANDA litigation involving Suboxone Film, our confidence in the long-term future of Indivior has received a good boost today, and we look forward to the next chapter in our development.
In the five years strategic action plan signed yesterday we have aimed at boosting our bilateral trade to the level of US Dollars five billion by 2021, more land routes for trade on our border, trade exhibitions, industrial and agricultural cooperation and mutual recognition of standards will boost trade.
It could well be that some of the candidates – especially the more conservative candidates -- could get a boost if they’re able to persuade voters in these Republican primaries that they are really viable presidential material.
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- повдигане, вдигам, задигам, подпомагане, издигам, покачвамBulgarian
- impulso, impulsar, empujar, empuje, aumentarSpanish
- työntö, avitus, avittaa, pölliä, työntääFinnish
- pulo, impulso, roubar, impulsarGalician
- duwtje, duwtje in de rug, ontvreemden, zetje, jatten, stelenDutch
- wzmocnienie, zasilać, zwiększaćPolish
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