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boost up

To hoist someone or something up to a higher point. A noun can be used between "boost" and "up" or after "up." I boosted up my daughter so that she could get a better view of the giraffes at the zoo. Boost me up so I can spy on them through the window! Boost up that box before it falls.
See also: boost, up

signal boost

1. verb To share particular information online in order to raise awareness of it or expose it to a larger audience. Hey, will you signal boost our charity event this weekend? If you retweet those trolls, you're just signal boosting them, and that's exactly what they want.
2. noun An increase in the awareness or exposure of particular information online, typically achieved through the sharing of it by someone with a large following. Hey, if you could share our charity event, you could really give it a signal boost. Don't retweet those trolls—you're just going to give them the signal boost they're looking for.
See also: boost, signal

boost someone up

to give someone a helpful lift up to something. She boosted me up so I could get into the window. They boosted up the child for a better view.
See also: boost, up


1. tv. & in. to steal or shoplift something. (Underworld.) He specializes in boosting meat for resale.
2. tv. to praise or hype someone or something; to support someone or something. She is always boosting some cause.
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SuperGen can therefore deliver strong boost at all engine speeds and near-instantaneous high boost at low speed when needed, but negligible losses at part load when no boost is required.
Group Managing Director Telstra Innovation Products and Marketing Kate McKenzie said Boost would enable Telstra to further extend its reach into the youth segment.
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