Boost

Definition of Boost

Pronunciation: bŌst
v. t.1.To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement.
[imp. & p. p. Boosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boosting.]
n.1.A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.

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