What does boost mean?

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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. Yaron Panov:

    It was working on the mice so I knew it would work on me, it's such a boost of confidence.

  2. Alexander Hendricks:

    The risk is rising that shipping banks will have to boost provisions and that the number of non-performing loans will rise.

  3. Gian Gaetano Bellavia:

    You can't capitalize labor costs to improve earnings ex post( after the event), just to boost your accounts.

  4. Kate Jones:

    We know the people of Winton are doing it tough at the moment. But discoveries like this will boost the tourism industry and help the outback economy recover from the recent monsoon, outback Queensland has been the site of some of the world's most significant dinosaur discoveries -- this is an experience visitors can only get here in the Sunshine State.

  5. Chester Liaw:

    The broad based decline in almost all components of the PMI hints the central bank was right in introducing further easing measures on Aug. 25, it is clear that the interest rates and RRR cuts were not only aimed at containing further falls in the SSEC, but to boost activity in the real economy.

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Translations for boost

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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