verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- boost phase,
- booster cable,
- booster dose
Origin of boost
Examples from the Web for boost
Unz also notes that a higher minimum wage would discourage illegal immigration and boost consumer spending.To Make Their Victory Durable, the GOP Must Fix the Minimum Wage|Dmitri Mehlhorn|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Firstly, there's the offensive notion that New York needs an ad campaign to boost tourism.
After plane loads of wheat seeds were sent to India in the 1960s, farmers there were able to boost production by a factor of four.
At a minimum it could boost the number of troops it has patrolling the 900-kilometer frontier, Yavuz told The Daily Beast.Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?|Thomas Seibert|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They use Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League MVP, as an example of how PEDs are supposed to boost numbers.
Yes, I'll stay and do what I can to boost the hermit life in your estimation.Seven Keys to Baldpate|Earl Derr Biggers
Long ago, when I used to crab you, she gave it to me in the neck; and now when I try to boost you, you seem to get it.The Rough Road|William John Locke
Judge Stone waited a moment, and gave her a boost at the elbow as she skipped up the step.Vandemark's Folly|Herbert Quick
And now I guess you're going to boost your weight behind it too.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
Come on, fellows, let's work up some real genuine enthusiasm and all boost together for the snappiest dinner yet!Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
Word Origin for boost
1815, literal and figurative, American English, of unknown origin. Related: Boosted; boosting. As a noun by 1825.