Getting the promotion has given John a real boost.
The tax cut gave the economy an additional boost.
We needed a boost from the long, gray dreary winter. (something cheerful)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The boost in prices at the gas pump has been keenly felt by consumers.
New farming techniques have led to a boost in agricultural output in recent decades.
The movie prompted a sudden boost in the sale of pinot noir.
The candidate got a boost in the polls last week after the debate.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
The second-stage rocket gave the spaceship a boost out of earth's gravity.
John gave Mary a boost over the fence.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)