And if Coke's history is any guide, that boost might even be permanent.
Once he sees that Kevin is willing to do the work, Mr. Collins offers him private lessons to boost his grades.
They were even using covert methods to boost performance during the Tour.
He wants more consistently loose monetary policy—even in non-recessions—to reduce the value of the US dollar and boost exports.
The brand can stand for something very special and can give a boost to the future of journalism.
And now I guess you're going to boost your weight behind it too.
Hold on a minute, Patrick; just boost me over to the sofa, while you're about it.
Get out and boost him in here, said the fat man, in a low tone to the chauffeur.
“Got to boost her, boys, to protect Bill,” he explained as his raise went in.
Rookie, you don't want anything really, do you, except to stand by and give us all a boost when we're down?
1815, literal and figurative, American English, of unknown origin. Related: Boosted; boosting. As a noun by 1825.