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

How to pronounce boost?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Paul Stoffels:

    What we are doing with prime-boost is going for maximal protection, as well as long-term protection.

  2. Henrik Stenson:

    I struggled on the greens the first three days ... (but) it gives the confidence a little boost , I was putting nicely and I would love to bring some of that momentum in here this week.

  3. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    Terror organizations and their pawns are targeting our innocent citizens in the most immoral and heartless way as they lose the fight against our security forces, terror attacks -- which intend to target the integrity of Turkey, unity and solidarity of our people -- do not diminish our will to fight against terror, but further boost it.

  4. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo:

    This would help boost foreign exchange supply and encourage capital inflows and a free flow of remittances, very soon we will see a more flexible approach.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    Oil prices got a small boost this morning after Libya's (NOC) declared force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya port.

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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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