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
It was a huge financial boost.
The RBI should also try to boost growth.
That would be such a boost for their confidence.
They need some oxygen to boost their campaign right away.
The bigger the move in the market, the bigger the boost to volume.
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Translations for boost
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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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