boot vs kick what difference

what is difference between boot and kick

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /but/
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bo͞ot, IPA(key): /buːt/, [buːt]
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Etymology 1

From Middle English boote, bote (shoe), from Old French bote (a high, thick shoe). Of obscure origin, but probably related to Old French bot (club-foot), bot (fat, short, blunt), from Old Frankish *butt, from Proto-Germanic *buttaz, *butaz (cut off, short, numb, blunt), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewt-, *bʰewd- (to strike, push, shock). Compare Old Norse butt (stump), Low German butt (blunt, plump), Old English bytt (small piece of land), buttuc (end). More at buttock.

Noun

boot (plural boots)

  1. A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg.
    1. (sports) A kind of sports shoe worn by players of certain games such as cricket and football.
  2. A blow with the foot; a kick.
  3. (construction) A flexible cover of rubber or plastic, which may be preformed to a particular shape and used to protect a shaft, lever, switch, or opening from dust, dirt, moisture, etc.
  4. (usually preceded by definite article) A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a Spanish boot.
  5. (US) A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car until it can be towed or a fine is paid; a wheel clamp.
  6. A rubber bladder on the leading edge of an aircraft’s wing, which is inflated periodically to remove ice buildup. A deicing boot.
  7. (obsolete) A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach.
  8. (archaic) A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach.
  9. (US, military, law enforcement, slang) A recently arrived recruit; a rookie.
  10. (Australia, Britain, New Zealand, automotive) The luggage storage compartment of a sedan or saloon car.
    • 1998, Ruth Rendell, A Sight For Sore Eyes, 2010, page 260,
      He heaved the bag and its contents over the lip of the boot and on to the flagstones. When it was out, no longer in that boot but on the ground, and the bag was still intact, he knew the worst was over.
    • 2003, Keith Bluemel, Original Ferrari V-12 1965-1973: The Restorer’s Guide, unnumbered page,
      The body is constructed of welded steel panels, with the bonnet, doors and boot lid in aluminium on steel frames.
    • 2008, MB Chattelle, Richmond, London: The Peter Hacket Chronicles, page 104,
      Peers leant against the outside of the car a lit up her filter tip and watched as Bauer and Putin placed their compact suitcases in the boot of the BMW and slammed the boot lid down.
  11. (informal) The act or process of removing or firing someone (give someone the boot).
  12. (Britain, slang) unattractive person, ugly woman (usually as “old boot”)
  13. (firearms) A hard plastic case for a long firearm, typically moulded to the shape of the gun and intended for use in a vehicle.
  14. (baseball) A bobbled ball.
  15. (botany) The inflated flag leaf sheath of a wheat plant.
  16. (slang) A linear amplifier used with CB radio.
    • 1977, New Scientist (volume 74, page 764)
      Because of overcrowding, many a CB enthusiast (called an “apple”) is strapping an illegal linear amplifier (“boots“) on to his transceiver (“ears”) []
Synonyms
  • (shoe): buskin, mukluk
  • (blow with foot): kick
  • (car storage): trunk (US, Canada), dicky (India)
  • (parking enforcement device): wheel clamp
  • (sacked, dismissed): fired, laid off
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

boot (third-person singular simple present boots, present participle booting, simple past and past participle booted)

  1. To kick.
    I booted the ball toward my teammate.
  2. To put boots on, especially for riding.
    • 1641, Ben Jonson, Discoveries Made upon Men and Matter
      Coated and booted for it.
  3. (colloquial, Canada, US, usually with it) To step on the accelerator of a vehicle for faster acceleration than usual or to drive faster than usual.
    The storm is coming fast! Boot it!
    We had to boot it all the way there to get to our flight on time.
  4. To apply corporal punishment (compare slippering).
  5. (informal) To eject; kick out.
    We need to boot those troublemakers as soon as possible.
    The senator was booted from the committee for unethical behavior.
  6. (often with up) To start or restart a computer or other electronic system; to bootstrap.
    Boot up the system before 8 a.m. on weekdays.
  7. (computing, informal) To disconnect forcibly; to eject from an online service, conversation, etc.
    • 2002, Dan Verton, The Hacker Diaries – Page 67
      As an IRC member with operator status, Swallow was able to manage who was allowed to remain in chat sessions and who got booted off the channel.
    • 2003, John C. Dvorak, Chris Pirillo, Online! – Page 173
      Even flagrant violators of the TOS are not booted.
    • 2002, Jobe Makar, Macromedia Flash Mx Game Design Demystified – Page 544
      In Electroserver, the kick command disconnects a user totally from the server and gives him a message about why he was booted.
  8. (slang) To vomit.
    Sorry, I didn’t mean to boot all over your couch.
  9. (MLE, criminal slang) To shoot, to kill by gunfire.
Usage notes

The more common term for “to eject from a chatroom” etc. is kick.

Synonyms
  • (kick): hoof, kick
  • (disconnect from online conversation): kick
Derived terms
  • boot up the backside, boot up the bum
  • booting
  • boot one
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English boote, bote, bot, from Old English bōt (help, relief, advantage, remedy; compensation for an injury or wrong; (peace) offering, recompense, amends, atonement, reformation, penance, repentance), from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (atonement, improvement), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰed- (good). Akin to Old Norse bót (bettering, remedy) (Danish bod), Gothic ???????????????? (bōta), German Buße. Doublet of bote (a borrowing from Middle English).

Noun

boot (countable and uncountable, plural boots)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) Remedy, amends.
    • 1820, William Wordsworth, The Prioress’ Tale (from Chaucer)
      next her Son, our soul’s best boot
  2. (uncountable) Profit, plunder.
  3. (obsolete) That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make up for the deficiency of value in one of the things exchanged; compensation; recompense.
  4. (obsolete) Profit; gain; advantage; use.
  5. (obsolete) Repair work; the act of fixing structures or buildings. [to mid-17th c.]
  6. (obsolete) A medicinal cure or remedy. [to mid-16th c.]
Derived terms
  • bootless
  • to boot
Translations

Verb

boot (third-person singular simple present boots, present participle booting, simple past and past participle booted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To avail, benefit, profit.
    • 1594, Christopher Marlowe, Edward II, London: William Jones,[2]
      It bootes me not to threat, I must speake faire,
    • 1678 Richard Hooker, “A Sermon found in the study of Bishop Andrews” in Izaak Walton, The Life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln, London: Richard Marriot, p. 262,[3]
      What booteth it to others that we wish them well, and do nothing for them?
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To benefit, to enrich; to give in addition.
Translations

Etymology 3

Clipping of bootstrap.

Noun

boot (plural boots)

  1. (computing) The act or process of bootstrapping; the starting or re-starting of a computing device.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

boot (third-person singular simple present boots, present participle booting, simple past and past participle booted)

  1. (computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, e.g. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.
    Synonyms: bootstrap, boot up, start
    Antonyms: shut down, stop, turn off
Translations

Derived terms

  • reboot

Etymology 4

From bootleg (to make or sell illegally), by shortening

Noun

boot (plural boots)

  1. (informal) A bootleg recording.
    • 1999, “Tom Fletcher”, Looking for Iron Maiden boot traders (on newsgroup alt.music.bootlegs)
      I am looking to trade Iron Maiden boots. I have many Iron Maiden bootlegs. I have lots of Metallica. I trade CDR’s, tapes and videos.
Translations

Anagrams

  • OOTB, boto

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch boot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bʊət/, [buə̯t]

Noun

boot (plural bote)

  1. boat

References


Bikol Central

Noun

boót

  1. willpower

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch boot, from Middle English bot (boat, ship), from Old English bāt, from Proto-Germanic *baitaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːt/
  • (Belgium) IPA(key): [boːt]
  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): [boʊt]
  • Hyphenation: boot
  • Rhymes: -oːt

Noun

boot m (plural boten, diminutive bootje n)

  1. boat

Synonyms

  • schip

Hyponyms

  • sloep, kayak, kano, pedalo

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: boot
  • Negerhollands: boot, bot
  • Papiamentu: boto

Karao

Noun

boot

  1. mold

Mansaka

Noun

boot

  1. squirrel

Middle English

Etymology 1

Noun

boot

  1. Alternative form of bote (boot)

Etymology 2

Noun

boot

  1. Alternative form of bote (help, aid)

Etymology 3

Noun

boot

  1. Alternative form of bot (boat)

Portuguese

Etymology

From English boot

Noun

boot m (plural boots)

  1. (computing) boot (the act or process of bootstrapping)

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:boot.


Tetum

Adjective

boot

  1. big


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪk/, [kʰɪk]
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1

From Middle English kiken (to strike out with the foot), from Old Norse kikna (to sink at the knees) and keikja (to bend backwards) (compare Old Norse keikr (bent backwards, the belly jutting forward)), from Proto-Germanic *kaikaz (bent backwards), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *kī-, *kij- (to split, dodge, swerve sidewards), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeyH- (to sprout, shoot). Compare also Dutch kijken (to look), Middle Low German kīken (to look, watch). See keek.

Verb

kick (third-person singular simple present kicks, present participle kicking, simple past and past participle kicked)

  1. (transitive) To strike or hit with the foot or other extremity of the leg.
    Did you kick your brother?
    • 1895, George MacDonald, Lilith, Chapter XII: Friends and Foes,
      I was cuffed by the women and kicked by the men because I would not swallow it.
    • 1905, Fielding H. Yost, Football for Player and Spectator, Chapter 6,
      A punt is made by letting the ball drop from the hands and kicking it just before it touches the ground.
    • 1919, Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, The Teacher: concerning Kate Swift,
      Will Henderson, who had on a light overcoat and no overshoes, kicked the heel of his left foot with the toe of the right.
  2. (intransitive) To make a sharp jerking movement of the leg, as to strike something.
    He enjoyed the simple pleasure of watching the kickline kick.
    • 1877, Anna Sewell, Black Beauty, Chapter 1: My Early Home
      Sometimes we had rather rough play, for they would frequently bite and kick as well as gallop.
    • 1904, Stratemeyer Syndicate, The Bobbsey Twins, Chapter II: Rope Jumping, and What Followed,
      “If you did that, I’d kick,” answered Freddie, and began to kick real hard into the air.
  3. (transitive) To direct to a particular place by a blow with the foot or leg.
    Kick the ball into the goal.
    • 1905, Fielding H. Yost, Football for Player and Spectator, Chapter 7,
      Sometimes he can kick the ball forward along the ground until it is kicked in goal, where he can fall on it for a touchdown.
  4. (with “off” or “out”) To eject summarily.
    • 1936 October, Robert E. Howard, The Conquerin’ Hero of the Humbolts, published in Action Stories
      “He’s been mad at me ever since I fired him off’n my payroll. After I kicked him off’n my ranch he run for sheriff, and the night of the election everybody was so drunk they voted for him by mistake, or for a joke, or somethin’, and since he’s been in office he’s been lettin’ the sheepmen steal me right out of house and home.”
    • 1976 February 3, Bill Gates, An Open Letter to Hobbyists,
      They are the ones who give hobbyists a bad name, and should be kicked out of any club meeting they show up at.
  5. (intransitive, Internet) To forcibly remove a participant from an online activity.
    He was kicked by ChanServ for flooding.
  6. (transitive, slang) To overcome (a bothersome or difficult issue or obstacle); to free oneself of (a problem).
    I still smoke, but they keep telling me to kick the habit.
  7. To move or push suddenly and violently.
    He was kicked sideways by the force of the blast.
    • 2011, Tom Andry, Bob Moore: No Hero
      The back of the car kicked out violently, forcing me to steer into the slide and accelerate in order to maintain control.
  8. (of a firearm) To recoil; to push by recoiling.
    • 2003, Jennifer C. D. Groomes, The Falcon Project, page 174,
      Lying on the ground, when fired, it kicked me back a foot. There was no way a person my size was going to be able to do an effective job with this gun.
    • 2006, Daniel D. Scherschel, Maple Grove, page 81,
      I asked my sister Jeanette if she wanted to shoot the 12 ga. shotgun. She replied, “does it kick“?
  9. (chess, transitive) To attack (a piece) in order to force it to move.
  10. (intransitive, cycling) To accelerate quickly with a few pedal strokes in an effort to break away from other riders.
    Contador kicks again to try to rid himself of Rasmussen.
  11. (intransitive) To show opposition or resistance.
  12. (printing, historical) To work a press by impact of the foot on a treadle.
Descendants
  • German: kicken
  • Welsh: cicio
Translations

Noun

kick (plural kicks)

  1. A hit or strike with the leg, foot or knee.
    A kick to the knee.
    • 1890, Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives, Chapter VII: A Raid on the Stable-Beer Dives,
      A kick of his boot-heel sent the door flying into the room.
    • 2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England [1]
      Elsad Zverotic gave Montenegro hope with a goal with the last kick of the first half – and when Rooney was deservedly shown red by referee Wolfgang Stark, England were placed under pressure they could not survive.
  2. The action of swinging a foot or leg.
    The ballerina did a high kick and a leap.
  3. (colloquial) Something that tickles the fancy; something fun or amusing.
    I finally saw the show. What a kick!
    I think I sprained something on my latest exercise kick.
  4. (Internet) The removal of a person from an online activity.
  5. (figuratively) Any bucking motion of an object that lacks legs or feet.
    The car had a nasty kick the whole way.
    The pool ball took a wild kick, up off the table.
  6. (uncountable and countable) Piquancy.
    • 2002, Ellen and Michael Albertson, Temptations, Fireside, →ISBN, page 124 [2]:
      Add a little cascabel pepper to ordinary tomato sauce to give it a kick.
    • 2003, Sheree Bykofsky and Megan Buckley, Sexy City Cocktails, Adams Media, →ISBN, page 129 [3]:
      For extra kick, hollow out a lime, float it on top of the drink, and fill it with tequila.
    • 2007 August 27, Anthony Lane, “Lone Sailors”, The New Yorker, volume 83, Issues 22-28
      The first time I saw “Deep Water,” the trace of mystery in the Crowhurst affair gave the movie a kick of excitement.
  7. A stimulation provided by an intoxicating substance.
  8. (soccer) A pass played by kicking with the foot.
  9. (soccer) The distance traveled by kicking the ball.
    a long kick up the field.
  10. A recoil of a gun.
  11. (informal) Pocket.
  12. An increase in speed in the final part of a running race.
  13. (film, television) Synonym of kicker (backlight positioned at an angle)
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:kick.
Descendants
  • German: Kick
  • Irish: cic
Translations

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Shortening of kick the bucket.

Verb

kick (third-person singular simple present kicks, present participle kicking, simple past and past participle kicked)

  1. (intransitive) To die.

Etymology 3

Shortening of kick ass

Verb

kick (third-person singular simple present kicks, present participle kicking, simple past and past participle kicked)

  1. (slang, intransitive) To be emphatically excellent.
    That band really kicks.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1

Borrowing from English kick.

Noun

kick m (plural kicks)

  1. kick, thrill (something that excites or gives pleasure)

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

kick

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kicken
  2. imperative of kicken

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɪk]
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Verb

kick

  1. singular imperative of kicken
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of kicken

Yola

Verb

kick

  1. Alternative form of kink

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