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Usually I like to work out in the morning before I eat. After the workout, I like to eat a banana and definitely some oatmeal for a little bit extra boost.
Kacy Catanzaro

Meaning of "boost" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BOOST

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BOOST

boost  [buːst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOOST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Boost is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb boost in English.

WHAT DOES BOOST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of boost in the English dictionary

The first definition of boost in the dictionary is encouragement, improvement, or help. Other definition of boost is an upward thrust or push. Boost is also an increase or rise.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BOOST

PRESENT

Present
I boost
you boost
he/she/it boosts
we boost
you boost
they boost
Present continuous
I am boosting
you are boosting
he/she/it is boosting
we are boosting
you are boosting
they are boosting
Present perfect
I have boosted
you have boosted
he/she/it has boosted
we have boosted
you have boosted
they have boosted
Present perfect continuous
I have been boosting
you have been boosting
he/she/it has been boosting
we have been boosting
you have been boosting
they have been boosting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I boosted
you boosted
he/she/it boosted
we boosted
you boosted
they boosted
Past continuous
I was boosting
you were boosting
he/she/it was boosting
we were boosting
you were boosting
they were boosting
Past perfect
I had boosted
you had boosted
he/she/it had boosted
we had boosted
you had boosted
they had boosted
Past perfect continuous
I had been boosting
you had been boosting
he/she/it had been boosting
we had been boosting
you had been boosting
they had been boosting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will boost
you will boost
he/she/it will boost
we will boost
you will boost
they will boost
Future continuous
I will be boosting
you will be boosting
he/she/it will be boosting
we will be boosting
you will be boosting
they will be boosting
Future perfect
I will have boosted
you will have boosted
he/she/it will have boosted
we will have boosted
you will have boosted
they will have boosted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been boosting
you will have been boosting
he/she/it will have been boosting
we will have been boosting
you will have been boosting
they will have been boosting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would boost
you would boost
he/she/it would boost
we would boost
you would boost
they would boost
Conditional continuous
I would be boosting
you would be boosting
he/she/it would be boosting
we would be boosting
you would be boosting
they would be boosting
Conditional perfect
I would have boost
you would have boost
he/she/it would have boost
we would have boost
you would have boost
they would have boost
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been boosting
you would have been boosting
he/she/it would have been boosting
we would have been boosting
you would have been boosting
they would have been boosting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you boost
we let´s boost
you boost
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to boost
Past participle
boosted
Present Participle
boosting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BOOST


auguste
aʊˈɡuːst
burnoosed
ˌbɜːˈnuːst
burnoused
ˌbɜːˈnuːst
dooced
duːst
drug-induced
ˌdrʌɡɪnˈdjuːst
enteropneust
ˈɛntərɒpˌnjuːst
langouste
ˈlɒŋɡuːst
mass-produced
ˈmæsprəˈdjuːst
photoinduced
ˌfəʊtəʊɪnˈdjuːst
reduced
rɪˈdjuːst
roost
ruːst
theopneust
ˈθɪəpˌnjuːst
unintroduced
ˌʌnɪntrəˈdjuːst
unproduced
ˌʌnprəˈdjuːst
unreduced
ˌʌnrɪˈdjuːst
unroost
ʌnˈruːst
unseduced
ˌʌnsɪˈdjuːst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOOST

boong
boonga
boongary
boonies
boonless
boor
boorish
boorishly
boorishness
booshit
booster
booster cushion
booster dose
booster rocket
booster seat
boosterish
boosterism
boot
boot boy
boot camp

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOOST

almost
at any cost
come home to roost
cost
dost
ego boost
frost
ghost
Holy Ghost
host
last post
lost
low-cost
most
outpost
post
repost
rule the roost
the most
the Roost

Synonyms and antonyms of boost in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BOOST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «boost» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of boost

Translation of «boost» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOOST

Find out the translation of boost to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of boost from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «boost» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

增加
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estimular
570 millions of speakers

English

boost
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बढ़ावा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُعْزِز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стимулировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aumentar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাহায্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

revigorer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dorongan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ankurbeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

高める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

끌어올리다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

ngedongkrak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đẩy mạnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பூஸ்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाढ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

artırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aumentare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podwyższyć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підвищувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a spori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανυψώνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hupstoot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjälpa upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsterke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of boost

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOOST»

The term «boost» is very widely used and occupies the 5.968 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOOST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about boost

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10 QUOTES WITH «BOOST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word boost.
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Tony Abbott
If we boost productivity, we can improve economic growth.
2
Naima Adedapo
The live setting is always better for me. I usually thrive at live. I feel like having a band behind me and being able to interact with the crowd helps boost my energy up.
3
Matt Bomer
Just being attached to 'Superman' actually gave a great boost to my career.
4
Terry Bradshaw
I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused.
5
Rebekah Brooks
In a highly competitive newspaper market, every editor needs to appeal to female readers to boost their circulation.
6
Pat Brown
Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations.
7
Kacy Catanzaro
Usually I like to work out in the morning before I eat. After the workout, I like to eat a banana and definitely some oatmeal for a little bit extra boost.
8
Joe Clark
The issue in Web accessibility is the fact that blind and visually-impaired people need the single biggest boost to achieve equivalence, since the real-world Web is a visual medium.
9
Henry Cuellar
If we want to boost border security, we have to help law enforcement agencies beef up their resources to meet this demand. We cannot have one without the other.
10
Peter DeFazio
A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOOST»

Discover the use of boost in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to boost and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Boost
Her older sister, Callie, is on varsity cheerleading, but she's not light enough to be a flier - her coveted position. Both girls need to boost their level of competition to get into the action.
Kathy Mackel, 2008
2
Beyond the C++ Standard Library: An Introduction to Boost
Introducing the Boost libraries: the next breakthrough in C++ programming Boost takes you far beyond the C++ Standard Library, making C++ programming more elegant, robust, and productive.
Björn Karlsson, 2005
3
Boost
Brewer is acclaimed for his strong, unique, humorous voice, drawing comparisons to Hiassen, Leonard and Block.
Steve Brewer, 2005
4
365 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power: Tips, Exercise, Advice
This book is all that’s needed for smarter living - starting now.
Carolyn Dean, Valentine Dmitriev, 2008
5
Maximum Boost: Designing, Testing, and Installing ...
Maximum Boost is the definitive book on Turbocharging. This hands-on book gives you the most detailed information available on understanding designing, setting up, testing and modifying your car with a turbocharging system.
Corky Bell, 1997
6
Boost Graph Library: User Guide and Reference Manual, The
This book presents an in-depth description of the BGL and provides working examples designed to illustrate the application of BGL to these real-world problems.
Jeremy G. Siek, Lie-Quan Lee, Andrew Lumsdaine, 2001
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The Most Effective Ways on Earth to Boost Your Energy: The ...
The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about Using Nutrition, Exercise, Supplements, Stress Relief, and Personal Empowerment to Stay Energized All Day Jonny Bowden. 174 THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS ON EARTH TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY ...
Jonny Bowden, 2011
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Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook
This book follows a cookbook approach, with detailed and practical recipes that use Boost libraries.This book is great for developers new to Boost, and who are looking to improve their knowledge of Boost and see some undocumented details or ...
Antony Polukhin, 2013
9
Boost.Asio C++ Network Programming
What you want is an easy level of abstraction, which is just what this book provides in conjunction with Boost.Asio.
John Torjo, 2013
10
365 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism: Everyday Tips to Achieve ...
With this practical handbook, you will set your metabolism afire when you incorporate these 365 easy, surefire tips into your daily lifestyle, including: Jump rope five minutes a day Have a pomegranate for lunch Replace your three squares a ...
Rachel Laferriere, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOOST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term boost is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tech precision machine shop receives an equipment boost
Tech precision machine shop receives an equipment boost. Story. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font ... «Daily Item, Jul 15»
2
Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost
Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost. Yarn made of niobium nanowires, seen here in a scanning electron microscope image ( ... «MIT News, Jul 15»
3
Why a Meaningful Boost for Those at the Bottom Requires Help …
Just about every high-profile politician in the country today says income inequality is a problem. And while those from the center-left to the far ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
China blue-chips get Beijing boost
China's biggest listed companies have swiftly become the key line of defence for Beijing's policy makers as they struggle to contain a rapid ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
5
UK factory dip offset by North Sea boost
LONDON--Industrial production in the U.K. picked up in May, official data showed Tuesday, as a rise in oil and gas production offset a steep fall ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
6
Pot plan could boost union membership, tax revenue, supporter says
Pot plan could boost union membership, tax revenue, supporter says. Responsible Ohio has collected more than 700,000 signatures to get ... «WLWT Cincinnati, Jul 15»
7
Funding boost: Ohio Arts Council gets $6.25M increase
Ohio gave a big nod to the arts within its new biennial budget, pumping $28,944,100 to the state's grant-distributing funding agency over the ... «Marietta Times, Jul 15»
8
How To Boost Performance Through Thoughtful Workplace Design
Does workplace design boost performance, or is it another passing trend for companies who are grasping at straws in their ongoing quest to be ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
9
Calderon and Stern: Fight climate change, boost economy
Taking strong climate action is a multitrillion dollar opportunity for better economic growth. Recent trends in the global economy — such as the ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
10
Maryland baseball coach John Szefc's new contract includes a …
Maryland baseball coach John Szefc received nearly a 60 percent boost in base salary in the new five-year contract he signed last week. «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»

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