Definition of Boot

1. Noun. Footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg.

2. Verb. Kick; give a boot to. "They want to boot the prisoners "
Generic synonyms: Kick
Also: Boot Out

3. Noun. British term for the luggage compartment in a car.

4. Verb. Cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes. ; "Boot your computer"
Exact synonyms: Bring Up, Reboot
Generic synonyms: Resuscitate, Revive

5. Noun. The swift release of a store of affective force. "He does it for kicks"
Exact synonyms: Bang, Charge, Flush, Kick, Rush, Thrill
Generic synonyms: Excitement, Exhilaration
Derivative terms: Charge, Thrill, Thrill, Thrill

6. Noun. Protective casing for something that resembles a leg.
Generic synonyms: Case, Casing, Shell

7. Noun. An instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg.
Exact synonyms: Iron Boot, Iron Heel, The Boot
Generic synonyms: Instrument Of Torture

8. Noun. A form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed.
Generic synonyms: Torture, Torturing

9. Noun. The act of delivering a blow with the foot. "The team's kicking was excellent"
Exact synonyms: Kick, Kicking
Specialized synonyms: Goal-kick, Goal-kick, Punt, Punting, Place Kick, Place-kicking, Dropkick
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Kick, Kick, Kick, Kick

Definition of Boot

1. n. Remedy; relief; amends; reparation; hence, one who brings relief.

2. v. t. To profit; to advantage; to avail; -- generally followed by it; as, what boots it?

3. n. A covering for the foot and lower part of the leg, ordinarily made of leather.

4. v. t. To put boots on, esp. for riding.

5. v. i. To boot one's self; to put on one's boots.

6. n. Booty; spoil.

Definition of Boot

1. Noun. A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg. ¹

2. Noun. A blow with the foot; a kick. ¹

3. Noun. (context: construction) A flexible cover of rubber or plastic, which may be preformed to a particular shape and used to protect a shaft, lever, switch, or opening from dust, dirt, moisture, etc. ¹

4. Noun. A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a Spanish boot. ¹

5. Noun. (American English) A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car until it can be towed or a fine is paid; a wheel clamp. ¹

6. Noun. A rubber bladder on the leading edge of an aircraft’s wing, which is inflated periodically to remove ice buildup. A deicing boot. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach. ¹

8. Noun. (archaic) A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach. ¹

9. Noun. (Australia British NZ automotive) The luggage storage compartment of a sedan or saloon car. ¹

10. Noun. (computing informal) The act or process of removing somebody from a chat room. ¹

11. Noun. (British slang) unattractive person, ugly woman ¹

12. Verb. To kick. ¹

13. Verb. To apply corporal punishment (compare slippering). ¹

14. Verb. (informal) To forcibly eject. ¹

15. Verb. (slang) To vomit. ¹

16. Verb. (computing informal) To disconnect, to remove from an online conversation; can refer to an accidental glitch, or a purposeful action by others. ¹

17. Noun. (dated) remedy, amends ¹

18. Noun. profit, plunder ¹

19. Verb. (transitive) to profit, avail, benefit ¹

20. Noun. (computing) The act or process of bootstrapping; the starting or re-starting of a computing device. ¹

21. Verb. (computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, eg. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap. ¹

22. Noun. A bootleg recording. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Boot

1. to load a program into a computer [v -ED, -ING, -S] : BOOTABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Boot

1. A boot-shaped appliance. Origin: M. E. Bote, fr. O. Fr. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boot

booster club
booster dose
booster injection
booster response
booster rocket
booster shot
booster stations
booster unit
boot (current term)
boot block
boot camp
boot camps
boot cut
boot disk
boot disks
boot knife
boot loader
boot loaders
boot maker
boot out

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