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Overview of noun cheer

The noun cheer has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (14) cheer

(a cry or shout of approval)

2. cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshine

(the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room")


Overview of verb cheer

The verb cheer has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden

(give encouragement to)

2. (1) cheer

(show approval or good wishes by shouting; "everybody cheered the birthday boy")

3. cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up

(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

(become cheerful)

5. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up

(spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers")

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