cheer verb

1 shout to encourage sb

ADV. loudly, wildly The crowd cheered loudly as the goalkeeper made a brilliant save.

PREP. for The fans cheered for their team.

2 make sb happy/more hopeful

ADV. greatly, a lot I was greatly cheered by this news. Talking to Jane cheered me up a lot. | a bit | up

PREP. (up) with I cheered her up with memories of our holidays together.