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