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cheer

  
  ( cheers    plural & 3rd person present)   ( cheering    present participle)   ( cheered    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   When people cheer, they shout loudly to show their approval or to encourage someone who is doing something such as taking part in a game.,   (Antonym: boo, jeer)    The crowd cheered as Premier Wayne Goss unveiled a lifesize statue of poet Banjo Paterson...      V  
Swiss fans cheered Jakob Hlasek during yesterday's match with Courier.      V n  
...the Irish Americans who came to the park to cheer for their boys...      V for n  
Cheering crowds lined the route.      V-ing  
      Cheer is also a noun., n-count  
The colonel was rewarded with a resounding cheer from the men.     
2       verb   If you are cheeredby something, it makes you happier or less worried.   (=hearten)     (Antonym: sadden)    Stephen noticed that the people around him looked cheered by his presence...      be V-ed  
The weather was perfect for a picnic, he told himself, but the thought did nothing to cheer him.      V n  
  cheering      adj   (=heartening)     (Antonym: disheartening)    ...very cheering news...     
3       convention   People sometimes say `Cheers' to each other just before they drink an alcoholic drink.  
  (mainly BRIT, formulae)  
4       convention   Some people say `Cheers' as a way of saying `thank you' or `goodbye'.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL, formulae   cheer on      phrasal verb   When you cheer someone on, you shout loudly in order to encourage them, for example when they are taking part in a game.  
A thousand supporters packed into the stadium to cheer them on...      V n P  
Most will probably be cheering on their favourite players.      V P n (not pron)   cheer up      phrasal verb   When you cheer up or when something cheers you up, you stop feeling depressed and become more cheerful.  
I think he misses her terribly. You might cheer him up...      V n P  
I wrote that song just to cheer myself up...      V pron-refl P  
Cheer up, better times may be ahead.      V P, Also V P n (not pron)  
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cheer up

  
  
brighten, buck up     (informal)   comfort, encourage, enliven, gladden, hearten, jolly along     (informal)   perk up, rally, take heart  

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cheer, cheer on, cheer, cheery

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n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.

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