Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boot

7 senses of boot

Sense 1
boot -- (footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg)
       => footwear, footgear -- (covering for a person's feet)

Sense 2
boot -- (British term for the luggage compartment in a car)
       => luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk -- (compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools; "he put his golf bag in the trunk")

Sense 3
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks")
       => exhilaration, excitement -- (the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed")

Sense 4
boot -- (protective casing for something that resembles a leg)
       => shell, case, casing -- (the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case")

Sense 5
boot, the boot, iron boot, iron heel -- (an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg)
       => instrument of torture -- (an instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person)

Sense 6
boot -- (a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed)
       => torture, torturing -- (the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession")

Sense 7
kick, boot, kicking -- (the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent")
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb boot

2 senses of boot

Sense 1
boot -- (kick; give a boot to)
       => kick -- (strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down")
          Phrasal Verb-> boot out#1

Sense 2
boot, reboot, bring up -- (cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer")
       => resuscitate, revive -- (cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man")

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