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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators;
- Example: "it's all over but the shouting"
[syn: cheering, shouting]


1. providing freedom from worry;
[syn: comforting, cheering, satisfying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheer \Cheer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cheered (ch[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. cheering.] 1. To cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; -- often with up. --Cowpe. [1913 Webster] 2. To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort. [1913 Webster] The proud he tamed, the penitent he cheered. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase. [1913 Webster] To cheer ship, to salute a passing ship by cheers of sailors stationed in the rigging. Syn: To gladden; encourage; inspirit; comfort; console; enliven; refresh; exhilarate; animate; applaud. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cheering adj 1: providing freedom from worry [syn: comforting, cheering, satisfying] n 1: encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators; "it's all over but the shouting" [syn: cheering, shouting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "cheering": animating, assuring, auspicious, bracing, bright with promise, brisk, cheerful, cheery, comforting, condolatory, condolent, condoling, consolatory, consoling, cordial, crisp, crispy, encouraging, energizing, enlivening, exhilarating, favorable, fresh, full of promise, glad, gladdening, heart-warming, heartening, hospitable, inspiring, inspiriting, invigorating, joyful, looking up, of good comfort, of promise, pregnant of good, promising, propitious, reassuring, refreshful, refreshing, regaling, relieving, rousing, stimulating, supportive, sympathetic, tonic, zestful, zesty