boot - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/buːt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyboot
he/she/itboots
present participlebooting
past tensebooted
past participlebooted
  1. 1
    [transitive] informal to kick something or someone hard
    boot something up/down/around/into etc:

    He kept booting the ball into the crowd.

  2. 2

    boot

    or

    boot up

    [intransitive/transitive] computing if a computer boots, or if you boot it, it starts working and becomes ready to use

    It’ll take my laptop a couple of minutes to boot.

phrasal verbs