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boost


I - noun
1. the act of giving hope or support to someone (Freq. 3)
Syn:
encouragement
Derivationally related forms:
encourage (for: encouragement)
Hypernyms:
aid, assist, assistance, help
Hyponyms:
morale building, morale booster
2. an increase in cost (Freq. 1)
- they asked for a 10% rise in rates
Syn:
rise, hike, cost increase
Derivationally related forms:
hike (for: hike)
Hypernyms:
increase, increment
3. the act of giving a push
- he gave her a boost over the fence
Hypernyms:
push, pushing

II - verb
1. increase (Freq. 3)
- The landlord hiked up the rents
Syn:
hike, hike up
Derivationally related forms:
hike (for: hike)
Hypernyms:
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. give a boost to;
be beneficial to (Freq. 2)
- The tax cut will boost the economy
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. increase or raise (Freq. 1)
- boost the voltage in an electrical circuit
Syn:
advance, supercharge
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. contribute to the progress or growth of (Freq. 1)
- I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
Syn:
promote, advance, further, encourage
Derivationally related forms:
encouragement (for: encourage), furtherance (for: further), booster, advance (for: advance), promotive (for: promote), promotion (for: promote)
Hypernyms:
support, back up
Hyponyms:
connive at, wink at, foster, further, spur,
help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
5. push or shove upward, as if from below or behind
- The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption
Derivationally related forms:
booster
Hypernyms:
thrust
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP

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