There are 2 translations of boot in Spanish:

boot1

Pronunciation: /buːt/

n

  • 1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] bota (f); (short) botín (m) a pair of boots unas botas, un par de botas soccer/rugby boots botines (masculine plural) de fútbol/rugby the boot's on the other foot now se ha vuelto la tortilla, se ha dado vuelta la tortilla (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) to be as tough as an old boot o (British English/inglés británico) old boots [colloquial/familiar] [meat/poultry] estar* como una suela de zapato [person] ser* muy fuerte to die with one's boots on o in one's boots morir* con las botas puestas, morir* al pie del cañón to lick sb's boots [colloquial/familiar] adular a algn, hacerle* la pelota or (Mexico/México) la barba or (Chile) la pata a algn [colloquial/familiar], chuparle las medias a algn (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], lambonear a algn (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar] to put o stick the boot in (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (lit: kick) dar* patadas (attack, condemn) ensañarse (before noun/delante del nombre) boot polish betún (m), grasa (f) (Mexico/México) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) pomada (feminine) or (Chile) pasta (feminine) de zapatos boot tree horma (feminine) de bota bet2 1 2 big1 6
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    • This winter's stylish footwear, from ankle boots to sneakers, will have you praying for more days of snowfall.
    • You will need to wear sturdy footwear, preferably boots, old warm clothes including waterproofs, and bring a packed lunch.
    • She was wearing a white dress, which came pass her knees; she wore no sandals, boots, or footwear of any kind.
  • 5 [Computing/Informática] arranque (masculine) warm/cold boot arranque caliente/frío
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    • As you can probably tell by the loud buzzing and whirring sounds your computer makes when you turn it on, the boot-up process puts a lot of strain on your system.
    • It's like setting Windows in hibernation mode so that it doesn't have to go through the entire boot-up process when it's called upon.
    • It includes a system monitoring tool and utilities to change the boot-up image and to update the BIOS.
  • 6to boot [humorous/humorístico] (sentence adverb/modificador de una oración) para rematarla, por si fuera poco

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of boot in Spanish:

boot2

vt

  • 1.1 (kick) [colloquial/familiar] darle* una patada or un puntapié a, patear he booted the ball into the net metió el balón en la red de una patada 1.2 [Computing/Informática]

    boot (up)

    arrancar*, butear [colloquial/familiar]
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    • They shoved the door open - kicking it, booting it, shoving three or four times, and as they shoved the door open I put the knife through the gap.
    • When York kicked off by booting the ball straight out and then giving away a first-minute penalty for offside, things looked bleak.
    • Each time she missed, Jesse taunted her again, until Amber was so angry with him that she booted it the hardest she ever had.
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    • Instead of booting from the hard disk, your computer will now boot from the floppy and a menu will appear.
    • Then the infected floppy disks may infect other computers that boot from them, and the virus copy on the hard disk will try to infect still more floppies.
    • You have to hit the Connect button before you boot up your computer.

Phrasal verbs

boot out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] echar, poner* de patitas en la calle [colloquial/familiar], sacar* a patadas [colloquial/familiar]

boot up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[Computing/Informática] arrancar*, butear [colloquial/familiar]

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.