English dictionary



Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English noun: shoe

1. shoe (artifact) footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material


Broader (hypernym)footgear, footwear


Narrower (hyponym)anklet, baby shoe, balmoral, blucher, bowling shoe, brogan, brogue, calceus, chopine, chukka, chukka boot, cleats, clodhopper, congress boot, congress gaiter, congress shoe, fin, flipper, gaiter, ghillie, gillie, gym shoe, Loafer, mocassin, moccasin, oxford, platform, pump, running shoe, sabot, sandal, sling, slingback, sneaker, tennis shoe, walker, walking shoe, wedgie, wing tip, wooden shoe, work shoe


Part holonymcollar, counter, heel, heel counter, innersole, insole, instep, lace, lacing, outsole, saddle, shoe collar, shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace, shoestring, spike, throat, toe box, toecap, tongue, upper

2. shoe (artifact) (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time


Broader (hypernym)case


Domain categorycard game, cards

3. shoe (artifact) U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof


Synonymshorseshoe


Broader (hypernym)plate, scale, shell

4. shoe (artifact) a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation


Synonymsbrake shoe, skid


Broader (hypernym)constraint, restraint


Part holonymbrake lining


Part meronymdrum brake


English verb: shoe

1. shoe (body) furnish with shoes


SamplesThe children were well shoed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk