A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.
To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase.
To utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc.
a cry or shout of approval
give encouragement to
show approval or good wishes by shouting; "everybody cheered the birthday boy"
urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
Huntsman's encouragement to hounds.