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boosting

verb
present participle of boost

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1 to lift with effort
  • boosted the child into her car seat

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4 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • boosted the box onto the top shelf

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5 to provide publicity for
  • boosted the singer's latest release with a round of appearances on all the talk and entertainment shows

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6 slang to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • the woman was nabbed trying to boost a couple of bottles of perfume

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“Boosting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boosting. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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