|1.||[ noun ] (clothing) footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg|
|Related terms:||footwear riding_boot buskin ski_boot Hessian_boot hip_boot rubber_boot cowboy_boot spur toecap tongue counter instep insole bootleg outsole eyelet bootlace|
|2.||[ noun ] compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools (`boot' is British usage)|
|Synonyms:||trunk automobile_trunk luggage_compartment|
|Related terms:||compartment car|
|3.||[ noun ] British term for the luggage compartment in a car|
|4.||[ noun ] the swift release of a store of affective force|
|Synonyms:||thrill kick flush charge rush bang|
"they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"
|Related terms:||exhilaration exhilarate agitate|
|5.||[ verb ] (computer science) cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes|
"boot your computer"
|6.||[ noun ] an instrument of torture that is used to crush the foot and leg|
|7.||[ noun ] protective casing for something that resembles a leg|
|8.||[ verb ] kick; give a boot to|
|Related terms:||kick oust kick|
|9.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 29283|
|10.||[ noun ] the act of delivering a blow with the foot|
"he gave the ball a powerful kick" "the team's kicking was excellent"
|Related terms:||blow place_kick goal-kick dropkick goal-kick punt kick kick|