Synonyms for cheer


1. cheer, approval, commendation
usage: a cry or shout of approval
2. cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshine, attribute
usage: the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"


1. cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden, encourage
usage: give encouragement to
2. cheer, applaud
usage: show approval or good wishes by shouting; "everybody cheered the birthday boy"
3. cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up
usage: cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
4. cheer, cheer up, chirk up, rejoice, joy
usage: become cheerful
5. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up, encourage
usage: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
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