There are 2 translations of cheer in Spanish:

cheer1

Pronunciation: /tʃiːr; ˈtʃɪə(r)/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (of encouragement, approval) ovación (f), aclamación (f) to give three cheers for sb vitorear or (AmS tb) vivar a algn three cheers for Fred! ¡viva Fred!
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    • Then the room exploded into cheers and claps and catcalls.
    • Elizabeth's gay laugh mingled with the cheers and hollers of everyone out in the yard.
    • The watchers began to make wagers and to shout encouragements and cheers.
    1.2 (cheerleaders' routine) (AmE) hurra (m)
  • 2
    (cheers pl)
    [colloquial/familiar] (as interj) 2.1 (drinking toast) ¡salud! here's to you, cheers! ¡a tu salud! 2.2 (goodbye) adiós, chao or chau (esp AmL) [familiar/colloquial] 2.3 (thanks) (BrE) gracias
  • 3 u (cheerfulness) [literario/literary] alegría (f), animación (f) be of good cheer ¡ánimo!, ¡levanta el ánimo!
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    • They bring about an element of optimism and cheer in one's life.
    • It was good activist fun that brought cheer to the soul.
    • In today's world of stress and struggle it is a great thing if I can bring cheer, hope and liveliness to my family and surroundings.
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    • With drink and festive cheer in excess, it's easy to throw caution to the wind and find yourself acting recklessly on a Christmas night out.

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Word of the day emprender
vt
to embark on …
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There are 2 translations of cheer in Spanish:

cheer2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (shout in approval) aclamar, vitorear
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    • As I came across the field I heard the crowd shouting and cheering as I got closer.
    • She could hear the crowd cheering loudly, shouting things she could not seem to grasp.
    • He shouted something in his language and the crowds cheered once more.
    1.2

    cheer (on)

    (encourage) [team/runner] animar, alentar*
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    • This is the only home game left in the league as the remaining three games are away and a large support to cheer the lads on would be appreciated.
    • As we walked into the TA our support crew cheered us on and we plopped into the chairs set out for us.
    • This was a close and exciting game with a huge number of supporters cheering their sides on.
  • 2 (gladden, comfort) alegrar, reconfortar
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    • There is more cheering news for Cameron supporters, though.
    • It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you.
    • Enlist the help of a life coach, friend, or family member to cheer you on in support.

vi

Phrasal verbs

cheer up

v + adv animarse come on, cheer up! ¡vamos! ¡anímate! or ¡arriba ese ánimo! 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o [person] animar, levantarle el ánimo a some bright curtains would cheer the room up unas cortinas en colores vivos alegrarían el cuarto

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Word of the day emprender
vt
to embark on …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)