(noun, verb)


1. footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

Definition categories: man–made, footgear, footwear

2. compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools

Similar word(s): trunk

Definition categories: man–made, compartment

3. the swift release of a store of affective force

- what a boot!

Similar word(s): bang, charge, flush, kick, rush, thrill

Definition categories: feeling, excitement, exhilaration

4. protective casing for something that resembles a leg

Definition categories: man–made, case, casing, shell

5. an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg

Definition categories: man–made

6. a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed

Definition categories: act, torture, torturing

7. the act of delivering a blow with the foot

Similar word(s): kick, kicking

Definition categories: act, blow

Sentences with boot as a noun:

- It took three boots, but I finally got the application installed.


1. kick; give a boot to

Definition categories: contact, kick

2. cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

- boot your computer

Similar word(s): reboot

Definition categories: body, resuscitate, revive

Sentences with boot as a verb:

- I booted the ball toward my teammate.

- We need to boot those troublemakers as soon as possible

- Sorry, I didn’t mean to boot all over your couch.

- When arriving at the office, first thing I do is booting my machine.