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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.
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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.
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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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6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ:JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, today announced the expansion of its current smoothie Boost (TM) offerings with the addition of the Quaker Whole Grains Boost (TM)[sup.
In addition to the Whole Food Boost offerings, Jamba has also added the new Quaker Whole Grains Boost.
As consumers become more aware of the benefits of natural, real whole foods, we are determined to support their everyday health and lifestyle needs with our extensive Boost offerings.
This device is designed to boost single lithium-ion or two-cell AA/AAA battery voltage up to 25 V output (with internal MOSFET) for handheld applications.
This device contains an internal MOSFET and is designed to boost the single lithium-ion or two-cell AA/AAA battery voltage up to 15 V output at 50 mA, for handheld applications.
BOOST Mobile(TM), a lifestyle-based telecommunications company that focuses solely on developing and distributing wireless communications products for the youth market, has introduced innovative awards for five West Coast AMA Supercross Series events that are a part of the THQ World Supercross GP promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment -- Motor Sports, the premier producer of supercross events for the last 30 years.
The winner receives BOOST Mobile's flagship i95cl wireless phone and BOOST Mobile airtime.
Comshare has always had a strong presence across the total CPG supply chain," says Luke Alvarez, BOOST Whole Product Director.
The common themes of the BOOST suite of applications are integration and optimization," continues Alvarez.