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Meaning of cheer

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a cry or shout of approval
      2: the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers
         added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room" [syn:
         {cheerfulness}, {cheer}, {sunniness}, {sunshine}] [ant:
      v 1: give encouragement to [syn: {cheer}, {hearten}, {recreate},
           {embolden}] [ant: {dishearten}, {put off}]
      2: show approval or good wishes by shouting; "everybody cheered
         the birthday boy"
      3: cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried
         to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the
         spelling bee" [syn: {cheer}, {cheer up}, {jolly along},
         {jolly up}]
      4: become cheerful [syn: {cheer}, {cheer up}, {chirk up}] [ant:
         {complain}, {kick}, {kvetch}, {plain}, {quetch}, {sound off}]
      5: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The
         crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers" [syn: {cheer},
         {root on}, {inspire}, {urge}, {barrack}, {urge on}, {exhort},
         {pep up}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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