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boot

boot

 
pronunciation:
but
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
bet your boots, to boot, boot up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covering for the foot and all or some of the leg, usu. made of leather or rubber and worn for protection.
 
definition 2: a blow with the foot; kick.
similar words:
kick, sack
definition 3: (slang) a sudden dismissal (usu. prec. by the).
definition 4: (informal) a great pleasure.
I get a boot out of playing tennis.
definition 5: (chiefly British) a large compartment in an automobile, usu. in the rear, for storing items such as luggage, parcels, and tools; trunk.
phrase: bet your boots
phrase: to boot
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: booted, booting, boots
definition 1: to kick.
He booted the ball into the goal.
similar words:
kick
definition 2: to put boots on.
definition 3: in computing, to start up (a computer or a program) by loading the operating system or providing the initial instructions (often fol. by up).
I turned on my computer, but something is wrong because it didn't boot.
definition 4: (slang) to dismiss suddenly.
similar words:
chuck, fire
phrase: boot up
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