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boot

 
Noun boot has 6 senses
  1. boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
    --1 is a kind of
    footwear, footgear
    --1 has parts:
     bootlace; bootleg; counter; eyelet; insole, innersole; instep; outsole; spur, gad; toecap; tongue
    --1 has particulars:
     buskin, chukka boot, combat boot, desert boot, half boot, top boot; cowboy boot, cowboy boots; Hessian boot, hessian, jackboot, Wellington, Wellington boot; hip boot, hip boots, thigh boot, thigh boots; riding boot; rubber boot, gum boot; ski boot, ski boots
  2. boot - British term for the luggage compartment in a car
    --2 is a kind of
    luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk
  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"
    --3 is a kind of exhilaration, excitement
  4. boot - protective casing for something that resembles a leg
    --4 is a kind of
    shell, case, casing
  5. boot, iron boot, iron heel - an instrument of torture that is used to crush the foot and leg
    --5 is a kind of instrument of torture
  6. 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"
    --6 is a kind of blow
    --6 has particulars:
     goal-kick; goal-kick; punt, punting; place kick, place-kicking; dropkick
    Derived form: verb boot1
Verb boot has 2 senses
  1. boot - kick; give a boot to
    --1 is one way to
    kick
    Derived form: noun boot6
    Sample sentence:
    They want to boot the prisoners
  2. boot, reboot, bring up - cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
    --2 is one way to resuscitate, revive
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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