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Cheer vs. Chear

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Cheernoun

(uncountable) A cheerful attitude; gaiety; mirth.

Chearnoun

obsolete form of cheer

Cheernoun

That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment.

‘a table loaded with good cheer’;

Chearnoun

See Cheer.

Cheernoun

A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray".

‘A cheer rose from the crowd.’;

Cheernoun

A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.

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Cheernoun

(obsolete) One's facial expression or countenance.

Cheernoun

(archaic) One's attitude, mood.

Cheernoun

Cheerleading.

‘I'm going to wear my new cheer shoes at cheer today.’;

Cheerverb

(transitive) To gladden; to make cheerful; often with up.

‘We were cheered by the offer of a cup of tea.’;

Cheerverb

(transitive) To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.

Cheerverb

(ambitransitive) To applaud or encourage with cheers or shouts.

‘The crowd cheered in support of the athletes.’; ‘The crowd cheered the athletes.’;

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Cheernoun

The face; the countenance or its expression.

Cheernoun

That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a table loaded with good cheer.

Cheernoun

Feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart.

‘Be of good cheer.’; ‘The parents . . . fled away with heavy cheer.’;

Cheernoun

Gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation.

‘I have not that alacrity of spirit,Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have.’;

Cheernoun

A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.

‘Welcome her, thundering cheer of the street.’;

Cheerverb

To cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; - often with up.

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Cheerverb

To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.

‘The proud he tamed, the penitent he cheered.’;

Cheerverb

To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase.

Cheerverb

To grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; - usually with up.

‘At sight of thee my gloomy soul cheers up.’;

Cheerverb

To be in any state or temper of mind.

‘How cheer'st thou, Jessica?’;

Cheerverb

To utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc.

‘And even the ranks of TusculumCould scare forbear to cheer.’;

Cheernoun

a cry or shout of approval

Cheernoun

the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom;

‘flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room’;

Cheerverb

give encouragement to

Cheerverb

show approval or good wishes by shouting;

‘everybody cheered the birthday boy’;

Cheerverb

cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful;

‘She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee’;

Cheerverb

become cheerful

Cheerverb

urge on or encourage especially by shouts;

‘The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers’;

Cheerverb

shout for joy or in praise or encouragement

‘she cheered from the sidelines’;

Cheerverb

praise or encourage with shouts

‘the cyclists were cheered on by the crowds’; ‘MPs rose to cheer the Chancellor’;

Cheerverb

give comfort or support to

‘he seemed greatly cheered by my arrival’;

Cheerverb

make or become less miserable

‘I asked her out to lunch to cheer her up’; ‘he cheered up at the sight of the food’;

Cheernoun

a shout of encouragement, praise, or joy

‘a tremendous cheer from the audience’;

Cheernoun

cheerfulness, optimism, or confidence

‘an attempt to inject a little cheer into this gloomy season’;

Cheernoun

food and drink provided for a festive occasion

‘they had partaken heartily of the Christmas cheer’;

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