US: /ˈbust/
UK: /bˈuːst/

English Vietnamese dictionary

boost /bu:st/
  • danh từ
    • (thông tục) sự quảng cáo rùm beng (cho ai)
    • sự tăng giá
    • sự nổi tiếng
    • (điện học) sự tăng thế
    • ngoại động từ
      • nâng lên, đưa lên
      • quảng cáo rùm beng (cho ai)
      • tăng giá
      • làm cho nổi tiếng
      • (điện học) tăng thế

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb [VN] to make sth increase, or become better or more successful: to boost exports / profits + The movie helped boost her screen career. + to boost sb's confidence / morale + Getting that job did a lot to boost his ego (= make him feel more confident).
    + noun [usually sing.]
    1 something that helps or encourages sb/sth: a great / tremendous / welcome boost + The tax cuts will give a much needed boost to the economy. + Winning the competition was a wonderful boost for her morale.
    2 an increase in sth: a boost in car sales
    3 an increase in power in an engine or a piece of electrical equipment
    4 (especially AmE) an act of pushing sb up from behind: He gave her a boost over the fence.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 lift, shove or push up or upward(s), Colloq leg up; rise, raise:
    If you give me a boost up, I can reach the window ledge.
    2 encouragement, help, aid, assistance, support:
    With a boost from your constituency, Trevor should win the vote.
    3 increase, rise, US raise, hike:
    He was given a slight boost in salary as an incentive to stay.
    4 lift, shove or push up or upward(s), raise:
    He boosted her over the fence. The second stage is intended to boost the rocket beyond the atmosphere.
    5 encourage, promote, help, aid, support, assist, improve:
    A talk from the manager before the game helped to boost the players' morale.
    6 increase, raise:
    Her salary was boosted twice in one year.

    Collocation dictionary


    big, great, major, tremendous | much-needed, welcome | unexpected | confidence, financial, morale, psychological


    give sb, provide (sb with) | need | get, receive


    ~ for
    a boost for British products
    | ~ in
    a big boost in exports
    | ~ to
    a boost to the economy


    considerably, greatly, substantially


    help (to)
    The new service helped boost pre-tax profits by 10%.


    The total was boosted to nearly £200 by donations from parents.

    Concise English dictionary

    +the act of giving hope or support to someone
    +an increase in cost
    +the act of giving a push
    +give a boost to; be beneficial to
    +contribute to the progress or growth of
    +increase or raise
    +push or shove upward, as if from below or behind