Synonyms for boot


1. boot, footwear, footgear
usage: footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
2. boot, luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk
usage: British term for the luggage compartment in a car
3. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, exhilaration, excitement
usage: 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"
4. boot, shell, case, casing
usage: protective casing for something that resembles a leg
5. boot, the boot, iron boot, iron heel, instrument of torture
usage: an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
6. boot, torture, torturing
usage: a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
7. kick, boot, kicking, blow
usage: the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"


1. boot, kick
usage: kick; give a boot to
2. boot, reboot, bring up, resuscitate, revive
usage: cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
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