buoy up

Definitions of buoy up
  1. verb
    keep afloat
    synonyms: buoy
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    type of:
    hold, hold up, support, sustain
    be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  2. verb
    become more cheerful
    synonyms: lighten, lighten up
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    type of:
    cheer, cheer up, chirk up
    become cheerful
  3. verb
    make more cheerful
    synonyms: lighten, lighten up
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    Antonyms:
    weigh down, weigh on
    be oppressive or disheartening to
    type of:
    cheer
    show approval or good wishes by shouting
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