Synonyms of boost in English:

boost


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noun

1‘it's a boost to one's morale to know that people care’

SYNONYMS

uplift, lift, spur, encouragement, help, inspiration, stimulus, pick-me-up, fillip

support, bolster

informal shot in the arm

2‘the economy will benefit from a boost in sales’

SYNONYMS

increase, expansion, upturn, upsurge, upswing, rise, elevation, escalation, augmentation, improvement, development, advance, growth, boom, spurt

informal hike, step up, jack up

ANTONYMS

decrease

3‘she gave him a boost into the tree’

SYNONYMS

lift up, hoist up, push, thrust, shove, heave

informal a leg up, a hoick up


verb

1‘he phones her regularly to boost her morale’

SYNONYMS

improve, raise, uplift, increase, augment, magnify, swell, amplify, enhance, encourage, heighten, help, promote, foster, nurture, arouse, stimulate, invigorate, revitalize, inspire, perk up

support, bolster, buttress, shore up

informal buck up, jack up, give a shot in the arm to

2‘they used radio advertising to boost sales’

SYNONYMS

increase, expand, raise, elevate, escalate, augment, add to, improve, strengthen, amplify, enlarge, inflate, push up, promote, advance, develop, further, foster, stimulate

facilitate, help, assist, aid, support, back, shore up

informal jack up, hike, hike up, beef up, crank up, bump up, step up

ANTONYMS

decrease, hinder

3‘he boosted her over the wall and scrambled up behind her’

SYNONYMS

lift, raise, hoist, push, thrust, shove, heave, elevate

help, aid, assist

informal hoick, give someone a leg up

rare upheave

4‘they employ an agency to boost their products’

SYNONYMS

publicize, promote, advertise, write up, praise

informal plug, give a plug to