The meaning of boost

verb (used with object)
  • to lift or raise by pushing from behind or below.
  • to advance or aid by speaking well of; promote:
  • She always boosts her hometown.
  • to increase; raise:
  • to boost prices
verb (used without object)
  • Slang. to engage in stealing, especially shoplifting.
  • noun
  • an upward shove or raise; lift.
  • an increase; rise: