What does buoy up mean?

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buoy up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word buoy up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lighten, lighten up, buoy up(verb)

    become more cheerful

    "after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit"

  2. lighten, lighten up, buoy up(verb)

    make more cheerful

    "the conversation lightened me up a bit"

  3. buoy, buoy up(verb)

    keep afloat

    "The life vest buoyed him up"

Wiktionary

  1. buoy up(Verb)

    To uplift, hearten, inspire or raise the spirits

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buoy up in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buoy up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Cobbett:

    The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.

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