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See definition of boosting on Dictionary.com
  • verbfurther, improve
  • verbpush, usually up
  • verbincrease

synonyms for boosting

  • advance
  • encourage
  • promote
  • push
  • support
  • sustain
  • advertise
  • assist
  • foster
  • inspire
  • plug
  • praise
  • advance
  • lift
  • heighten
  • raise
  • shove
  • upraise
  • elevate
  • hoist
  • thrust
  • heave
  • uprear
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antonyms for boosting

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • stop
  • condemn
  • hide
  • blow
  • decrease
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • prevent
  • set back
  • undermine
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How to use boosting in a sentence

Pulling from above and boosting from below make climbing easy.
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
Of course, all Lovell outfits will tear their shirts boosting the endowment fund, but that needn't bar the other herds.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
I feel as if I'd been sitting in on a sky-the-limit game boosting the ante with a pair of shoe-strings.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
Even though the ball was on a level with his cap visor, Shultz managed to hit it, boosting a high fly toward the smiling sky.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
The Xanthus city must have been a boosting station; that explains the mysterious machines I saw.
VALLEY OF DREAMSSTANLEY GRAUMAN WEINBAUM
At last we went out by the barn and, with much boosting, I climbed to the top of the haystack and my sister followed.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOLUME 3 (OF 14)ELBERT HUBBARD
This method of boosting the average shows anything but "critical examination" on his part.
SOME MOOTED QUESTIONS IN REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGNEDWARD GODFREY
But let the team know that you're right with them, backing them up all the time, fighting behind them, boosting them along!
LEFT GUARD GILBERTRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Mr. B. was arrested and tried on the charge of price-boosting by means of chain trade.
THE IRON RATIONGEORGE ABEL SCHREINER
To get at the men who were hoarding en masse for speculation and price-boosting purposes, an efficient secret service was needed.
THE IRON RATIONGEORGE ABEL SCHREINER
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WORDS RELATED TO BOOSTING

  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
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