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/ʃɪ ˈkeɪ nə ri /

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  • boost boost  /ˈbust/ ?  the act of giving hope or support to someone

    boost meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the act of giving hope or support to someone
    2. (n) the act of giving a push
    3. (v) push or shove upward, as if from below or behind
    4. (n) an increase in cost
    5. (v) increase
    6. (v) give a boost to; be beneficial to
    7. (v) contribute to the progress or growth of
    8. (v) increase or raise

    Synonym(s)

    boost usage(s)

    1. The economic growth likely will reflect a boost from the highly successful clunkers program to boost car sales and other government stimulus efforts.
    2. Viewpoint: The court's recent ruling that lethal injection is legal will give a boost to one growing category of death-row inmates: those who volunteer to die.
  • boost up boost up  push upward
  • booster booster  /ˈbu stər/ ?  a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
  • booster amplifier booster amplifier  an amplifier for restoring the strength of a transmitted signal
  • booster cable booster cable  a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
  • booster dose booster dose  an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
  • booster rocket booster rocket  the first stage of a multistage rocket
  • booster shot booster shot  an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
  • booster station booster station  an amplifier for restoring the strength of a transmitted signal
  • booster unit booster unit  the first stage of a multistage rocket
  • boot boot  /ˈbut/ ?  footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  • boot camp boot camp  camp for training military recruits
  • boot maker boot maker  a maker of boots
  • boot out boot out  remove from a position or office
  • boot sale boot sale  an outdoor sale at which people sell things from the trunk of their car
  • boot-shaped boot-shaped  shaped like a boot
  • bootblack bootblack  /ˈbut blæk/ ?  a person who polishes shoes and boots
  • bootboys bootboys  a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class…
  • booted booted  /ˈbu tɪd/ ?  wearing boots
  • booted armillaria booted armillaria  fungus with a brown cap and white gills and a membranous ring halfway…
  • bootee bootee  /ˈbu ti/ ?  a slipper that is soft and wool (for babies)
  • bootes bootes  a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major
  • booth booth  /ˈbuθ/ ?  a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
  • boothose boothose  protective stockings worn with or in place of boots
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