Definition of boost :
1. A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
2. To lift or push from behind ( one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement.
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aid (part of speech: verb)
increase (part of speech: verb)
enlarge, increment, raise, magnify, upgrade, elevate, augment, heighten, multiply, accrue, reinforce, extend, increase, expand, advance, inflate, broaden, maximize, grow, burgeon, fatten, widen, amplify, add, lengthen
- We need to monitor customers and markets, find technologies to help develop and build products, research new business actions, find new subcontractors and suppliers, people to hire, and persons to influence to boost sales. - "The Online World", Odd de Presno.
- You're in big luck and it ain't going to hurt you to give me a little boost now and then. - "The Main Chance", Meredith Nicholson.
- She'll help boost my little bunch of cattle, and that's all I want. - "The Ranch at the Wolverine", B. M. Bower.