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cheers

verb
present tense third-person singular of cheer

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • critics and fans alike have cheered the latest addition to the author's series of fantasy novels

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2 to ease the grief or distress of
  • let's hope that these flowers will cheer my ailing aunt at least a little

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cheers

noun
plural of cheer

Synonyms & Antonyms of cheers (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a feeling of ease from grief or trouble
  • the visiting general had some words of cheer for each of the hospital's recuperating soldiers

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3 enthusiastic and usually public expression of approval
  • all three movies in the series received cheers from fans of the novels

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The first known use of cheers was in 1930

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“Cheers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cheers. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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