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cheering

noun

1 cheering

Encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators.

synonym: shouting.



adjective

1 cheering

Providing freedom from worry.

synonyms: comforting, satisfying.

Roget 836: cheerful; happy etc. 827; cheery, cheerly; of good cheer, smiling; blithe; in spirits, in good spirits; breezy, bully, chipper [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 858: hoping etc. v.; in hopes etc. n.; hopeful, confident; secure etc. (certain) 484; sanguine, in good heart, ... show more

Roget 829: causing pleasure etc. v.; laetificant; pleasure-giving, pleasing, pleasant, pleasurable; agreeable; grateful, gratifying; leef, lief, acceptable; ... show more

Roget 602: willing, minded, fain, disposed, inclined, favorable; favorably-minded, favorably inclined, favorably disposed; nothing loth; in the vein, in the mood, in the humor, in the mind.    ... show more


Moby thesaurus: animating, assuring, auspicious, bracing, bright with promise, brisk, cheerful, cheery, comforting, condolatory, condolent, condoling, consolatory, consoling, cordial, crisp, crispy, encouraging, energizing, enlivening ... show more.

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cheer

noun

1 cheer

A cry or shout of approval.

Roget 892: sociality, sociability, sociableness etc. adj.; social intercourse; consociation; intercourse, intercommunity; consortship, companionship, comradeship; clubbism; ... show more

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Roget 931: approbation; approval, approvement; sanction, advocacy; nod of approbation; esteem, estimation, good opinion, golden opinions, admiration; love etc. 897; ... show more

Roget 298: eating etc. v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination; gluttony etc. 957.    [eating specific foods] ... show more

Roget 858: hope, hopes; desire etc. 865; fervent hope, sanguine expectation, trust, confidence, reliance; faith etc. (belief) 484; ... show more

Polish: wiwat

2 cheer

The quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom:
— Flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room.

synonyms: cheerfulness, sunniness, sunshine.

Roget 836: cheerfulness etc. adj.; geniality, gayety, l'allegro [Fr.], cheer, good humor, spirits; high spirits, animal spirits, flow of spirits; glee, high glee, ... show more

Roget 827: pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition; oblectation, delectation, delection; relish, zest; gusto etc. (physical pleasure) 377; satisfaction ... show more

Dutch: vrolijkheid
Polish: pogodność

verb

1 cheer

Give encouragement to.

synonyms: embolden, hearten, recreate.

Roget 931: approve; approbate, think good, think much of, think well of, think highly of; esteem, value, prize; set great store by, set great store on.    do justice to, appreciate; honor, ... show more

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Roget 861: be courageous etc. adj.; dare, venture, make bold; face danger, front danger, affront danger, confront danger, brave danger, defy danger, despise danger, mock danger; ... show more

Roget 858: hope, trust, confide, rely on, put one's trust in; lean upon; pin one's hope upon, pin one's faith upon etc. (believe) 484.    feel hope, entertain hope, ... show more

Roget 840: amuse, entertain, divert, enliven; tickle the fancy; titillate, raise a smile, put in good humor; cause laughter, create laughter, occasion laughter, raise laughter, excite laughter, produce laughter, ... show more

Roget 834: relieve, ease, alleviate, mitigate, palliate, soothe; salve; soften, soften down; foment, stupe, poultice; assuage, allay.    ... show more

Roget 707: aid, assist, help, succor, lend one's aid; come to the aid etc. n.. of; contribute, subscribe to; bring aid, give aid, furnish aid, ... show more

Roget 411: cry, roar, shout, bawl, brawl, halloo, halloa, hoop, whoop, yell, bellow, howl, scream, screech, ... show more

Dutch: moed geven, verstouten

2 cheer

Show approval or good wishes by shouting.

Dutch: aanmoedigen, juichen, opvrolijken, toejuichen

3 cheer

Cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful:
— She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee.

synonyms: cheer up, jolly along, jolly up.

Roget 836: be cheerful etc. adj.; have the mind at ease, smile, put a good face upon, keep up one's spirits; view the bright side of the picture, view things en couleur de rose [Fr.]; ridentem dicere virum [Lat.], cheer up, brighten up, light up, bear up; ... show more

4 cheer

Become cheerful.

synonyms: cheer up, chirk up.

5 cheer

Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts:
— The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers.

synonyms: barrack, exhort, inspire, pep up, root on, urge, urge on.


Moby thesaurus: abide by, accede, accept, acclaim, acclamation, acquiesce, acquiesce in, afford hope, agree, agree to, agree with, alleluia, animate, applaud, applause, assent, assure, augur well, bark, battle cry ... show more.

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