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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

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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GW433908 in ART-naive subjects: absence of resistance at 48 weeks with boosted regimen and APV-like resistance profile with unboosted regimen.
It has been a while in the making and finally we bring you the Grenade x Boosted headphone," says Danny Kass.
Boosted is the mobile lifestyle accessory brand of choice for youth with a quality and affordable product that youth are proud to purchase and wear.
Show attendees can preview the Boosted collection on display at the Boosted Showcase Gallery (#1939), in addition to Boost Mobile's latest handsets featuring exclusive wallpapers by Boosted's artist content partners that are available for purchase at www.
Boosted develops products and content to enhance the mobile lifestyle of today's youth, and uses its resources to shine the light on the deserving or under recognized.
Boosted is a lifestyle brand passionate about and influenced by art, music and popular culture.
For more information regarding Boosted, contact the Boost Mobile Media Center at 949.