What does boost mean?

Definitions for boost
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word boost.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boost, encouragement(noun)

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

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

    an increase in cost

    "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"

  3. boost(verb)

    the act of giving a push

    "he gave her a boost over the fence"

  4. hike, hike up, boost(verb)

    increase

    "The landlord hiked up the rents"

  5. boost(verb)

    give a boost to; be beneficial to

    "The tax cut will boost the economy"

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

    contribute to the progress or growth of

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

  7. boost, advance, supercharge(verb)

    increase or raise

    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. boost(Noun)

    A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.

  2. boost(Noun)

    A positive intake manifold pressure in cars with turbochargers or superchargers.

  3. boost(Verb)

    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.

  4. boost(Verb)

    To steal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boost(verb)

    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

  2. Boost(noun)

    a push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'boost' in Nouns Frequency: #2940

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'boost' in Verbs Frequency: #790

Anagrams for boost »

  1. boots

  2. botos

How to pronounce boost?

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How to say boost in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boost in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of boost in a Sentence

  1. Masayoshi Son:

    I'm telling ARM management - let's increase the number of engineers, boost R&D spending and make investments proactively.

  2. Jesus Dureza:

    We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo.

  3. Neelanjan Sircar:

    In the short term, there will be a boost for the BJP, these things don't work forever ... Ram Temple isn't going to put food on the table.

  4. State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday:

    Today I can confirm that we are prepared to commit an additional $225 million in health, humanitarian and economic assistance to further boost response efforts worldwide.

  5. The Swiss government:

    Additional measures and adjustments are required to boost the resilience of systemically important banks further and to make their restructuring or orderly resolution possible without taxpayers incurring any costs.

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Translations for boost

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  • تعزيزArabic
  • повдигане, вдигам, задигам, подпомагане, издигам, покачвамBulgarian
  • ώθησηGreek
  • 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
  • การส่งเสริมThai

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