|1.||[ verb ] cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful|
|Synonyms:||jolly_along jolly_up cheer|
"She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
|Related terms:||amuse cheerfulness cheer|
|2.||[ verb ] become cheerful|
|Related terms:||complain rejoice exult lighten lighten cheerfulness|