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1. bootstrap

noun. ['ˈbuːtˌstræp'] a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • boot (English)
  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • strap (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Bootstrap

  • flytrap
  • mousetrap

Example sentences of the word bootstrap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Companies that play the bootstrap game may garner a temporary boost in stock price.

2. Verb, base form
Grants often can be vital in helping cash-strapped ADCs bootstrap their financing needs.

2. bootstrap

verb. ['ˈbuːtˌstræp'] help oneself, often through improvised means.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • assist

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • act
  • idle

Etymology

  • boot (English)
  • boote (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • strap (English)
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