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Synonyms for boost

Synonyms for (noun) boost

Synonyms: encouragement, boost Definition: the act of giving hope or support to someone

Similar words: aid, assist, assistance, help Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading

Synonyms: boost Definition: the act of giving a push Usage: he gave her a boost over the fence

Similar words: push, pushing Definition: the act of applying force in order to move something away Usage: he gave the door a hard push; the pushing is good exercise

Synonyms: hike, rise, cost increase, boost Definition: an increase in cost Usage: they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Similar words: increase, increment Definition: the amount by which something increases Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare

Synonyms for (verb) boost

Synonyms: boost Definition: give a boost to; be beneficial to Usage: The tax cut will boost the economy

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: boost, supercharge, advance Definition: increase or raise Usage: boost the voltage in an electrical circuit

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: boost Definition: push or shove upward, as if from below or behind Usage: The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: hike, hike up, boost Definition: increase Usage: The landlord hiked up the rents

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: boost, advance, encourage, further, promote Definition: contribute to the progress or growth of Usage: I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

Similar words: back up, support Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to Usage: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up