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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


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

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