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boost

  

      n  
1    encouragement, help, hype, improvement, praise, promotion  
2    heave, hoist, lift, push, raise, shove, thrust  
3    addition, expansion, improvement, increase, increment, jump, rise  
      vb  
4    advance, advertise, assist, crack up     (informal)   encourage, foster, further, hype, improve, inspire, plug     (informal)   praise, promote, support, sustain  
5    elevate, heave, hoist, lift, push, raise, shove, thrust  
6    add to, amplify, develop, enlarge, expand, heighten, hoick, increase, jack up, magnify, raise  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
1 & 3    condemnation, criticism, cut-back, decline, decrease, deterioration, fall, knock     (informal)   reduction  
      vb  
4 & 6    condemn, criticize, cut, decrease, diminish, drop, hinder, hold back, knock     (informal)   lessen, let down, lower, moderate, pare, reduce, scale down  
5    drop, let down, lower  
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boost

  
  ( boosts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( boosting    present participle)   ( boosted    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If one thing boosts another, it causes it to increase, improve, or be more successful.  
It wants the government to take action to boost the economy...      V n  
The move is designed to boost sales during the peak booking months of January and February.      V n  
      Boost is also a noun., n-count   usu sing  
It would get the economy going and give us the boost that we need...     
2       verb   If something boosts your confidence or morale, it improves it.   (=bolster)  
We need a big win to boost our confidence...      V n  
      Boost is also a noun., n-count   usu sing  
It did give me a boost to win such a big event.     

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Consulte también:

boot, booty, boast, bookish

morale boost, morale booster n.
something that improves morale

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