Definition Of boost


a source of help or encouragement leading to increase or improvement.

the cut in interest rates will give a further boost to the economy

help or encourage (something) to increase or improve.

a range of measures to boost tourism

Example Of boost

  • a boost in exports

  • A hydraulic boost to the elevator enables the pilots to counter this condition.

  • a range of measures to boost tourism

  • A recent study in Costa Rica found that preserving forest fragments around coffee plantations could boost crop yields and increase income.

  • A spokesman for Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, the Council for the Western Isles, said the film had been a great boost for the economy.

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