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, encouragementnoun

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

  2. rise, boost, hike, cost increasenoun

    an increase in cost

    "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"

  3. boostverb

    the act of giving a push

    "he gave her a boost over the fence"

  4. hike, hike up, boostverb

    increase

    "The landlord hiked up the rents"

  5. boostverb

    give a boost to; be beneficial to

    "The tax cut will boost the economy"

  6. promote, advance, boost, further, encourageverb

    contribute to the progress or growth of

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

  7. boost, advance, superchargeverb

    increase or raise

    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

  8. boostverb

    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. boostnoun

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

  2. boostnoun

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

  3. boostverb

    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. boostverb

    To steal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boostverb

    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. Boostnoun

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

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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

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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. Taizo Nishimuro:

    We will carry out measures that not only support share prices but boost them after the IPO.

  2. Noam Bramson:

    The resumption of construction and retail pickup in Phase I will be a welcome boost to our local economy, and New Rochelle is already making plans to accelerate our recovery through both business and individual assistance, but it is premature to let down our guard. All of us must continue to act responsibly, practice physical distancing, use face coverings, and follow other guidelines intended to safeguard our health at both home and work.

  3. Mewang Gyeltshen:

    The plan is to boost energy security in the country and diversify the energy supply, this is being done to counter the impending threats of climate change.

  4. Rachel Denber:

    I think that they are eager to boost their prestige -- not just the prestige of their country, but also their personal prestige globally and domestically, (When) they put their country on display, they put their own sort of personal clout and power on display.

  5. Republican Daron Shaw:

    There is considerable skepticism about the president’s plan, white House advisors who think that passing it will boost Biden’s approval may be underrating the extent to which attitudes on it are already highly polarized.

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Translations for boost

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  • تعزيزArabic
  • покачвам, повдигане, издигам, подпомагане, вдигам, задигамBulgarian
  • ώθησηGreek
  • impulso, empuje, aumentar, empujar, impulsarSpanish
  • avittaa, pölliä, avitus, työntö, työntääFinnish
  • impulso, pulo, roubar, impulsarGalician
  • ブーストJapanese
  • stelen, jatten, zetje, ontvreemden, duwtje in de rug, duwtjeDutch
  • wzmocnienie, zwiększać, zasilaćPolish
  • impulsionarPortuguese
  • усилениеRussian
  • การส่งเสริมThai

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