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1. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg.

Synonyms

  • heel counter
  • combat boot
  • half boot
  • gad
  • cowboy boot
  • bootleg
  • gum boot
  • eyelet
  • eyehole
  • thigh boot
  • bootlace
  • collar
  • footwear
  • Wellington boot
  • counter
  • instep
  • Wellington
  • top boot
  • riding boot
  • shoe collar
  • ski boot
  • tongue
  • footgear
  • toecap
  • rubber boot
  • desert boot
  • outsole
  • buskin
  • hessian
  • innersole
  • toe box
  • upper
  • spur
  • Hessian boot
  • jackboot
  • heel
  • insole

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • discouragement
  • discourage
  • break

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Boot

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut

Example sentences of the word boot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Then drill through the sole of the boot into the wood of the deck.

2. Verb, base form
This may allow you to boot your laptop.

Quotes containing the word boot


1. Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
- Darell Hammond

2. You won't even take your bow? Are you planning to throttle a moose with your bare hands, then?""I've a knife in my boot,"she said, and then wondered, for a moment, if she could throttle a moose with her bare hands.
- Kristin Cashore, Graceling

3. If you want me again look for me under your boot soles.
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

2. boot-shaped

adjective. shaped like a boot.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] British term for the luggage compartment in a car.

Synonyms

  • trunk
  • automobile trunk

Antonyms

  • pull
  • succeed
  • understate

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. boot

verb. ['ˈbuːt'] kick; give a boot to.

Antonyms

  • unburden

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg.

Synonyms

  • the boot
  • instrument of torture
  • iron boot

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • come
  • conserve
  • ill health

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] the act of delivering a blow with the foot.

Synonyms

  • kick
  • dropkick
  • kicking
  • punting
  • place-kicking
  • punt
  • place kick
  • blow

Antonyms

  • buy
  • refrain
  • neutral
  • positive

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] protective casing for something that resembles a leg.

Synonyms

  • case
  • shell

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • linger
  • delay

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed.

Synonyms

  • torturing

Antonyms

  • low
  • inferior

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. boot

verb. ['ˈbuːt'] cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes.

Synonyms

  • bring up
  • reboot
  • resuscitate

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. boot

noun. ['ˈbuːt'] the swift release of a store of affective force.

Synonyms

  • rush
  • bang
  • kick
  • excitement
  • charge
  • thrill
  • exhilaration

Antonyms

  • reserved
  • miss
  • open
  • sorrow

Etymology

  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))
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