Complete Definition of "shoe"

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Etymology
Image:Bristol.zoo.crocshoes.arp.jpg|thumb|1. Crocodile skin shoes
From OE. scoh / sceoh, compare with German schuh

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÊuË/
audio|en-us-shoe.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|uË

Homophones
shoo

Noun
en-noun

  1. A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boot|boots, which do.

#* Get your shoes on now, or you'll be late for school.

  1. A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.

#* Throw the shoe from behind the line, and try to get it to land circling (a ringer) or touching the far stake.

  1. Something resembling a shoe by function, like a brake shoe.

#* Remember to turn the rotors when replacing the brake shoes, or they will wear out unevenly.

Hyponyms
moccasin
pump
sandal
slipper
sneaker
stiletto

Related terms
if the shoe fits
the shoe is on the other foot
stand in someoneâs shoes

Translations
trans-top|protective covering for the foot
trreq|Albanian
Breton: botoù-lêr p
Chinese:

Catalan: calçat m
Danish: t+|da|sko
Dutch: t+|nl|schoen|m
Esperanto: t+|eo|Åuo|xs=Esperanto
Ewe: afÉkpa n
Finnish: t+|fi|kenkä
French: t+|fr|chaussure|f, t-|fr|soulier|m
German: t+|de|Schuh|m
Greek: t+|el|ÏαÏοÏÏÏι|n|trpapoútsi|scGrek, t-|el|ÏÏÏδημα|n|trypódÄ«ma|scGrek
trreq|Hebrew
Hungarian: t+|hu|cipÅ
Icelandic: t+|is|skór|m
Indonesian: t+|id|sepatu|xs=Indonesian
Italian: t+|it|scarpa|f, t+|it|calzatura|f
Japanese: é´ (ãã¤, kutsu), ã·ã¥ã¼ãº (shÅ«zu)
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|Ù¾ÛڵاÙ, t|ku|pêlav|f
Latin: t-|la|calceus|m
Latvian: kurpes f|p, kurpe s
Malay: t+|ms|kasut|xsMalay, t-|ms|sepatu|xsMalay
Maltese: t-|mt|żarbuna|f|xs=Maltese
Macedonian: Ñевел (Äevel) m
trreq|Mongolian
Norwegian: t+|no|sko
Polish: t+|pl|but|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|calçado|m, t+|pt|sapato|m
Romanian: t-|ro|pantof|m
Russian: ÑÑÑÐ»Ñ (túflja) f, полÑбоÑинок (polubotínok) m, баÑмак (baÅ¡mák) m
Scottish Gaelic: bròg f
Slovak: topánka f
Slovene: Äevelj m
Spanish: t+|es|zapato|m
Swedish: t+|sv|sko|c
trreq|Turkish
Welsh: esgid, esgidiau p
Yiddish: ש×× (shukh) m
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trans-top|piece of metal designed to be attached to a horseâs foot
Breton: houarn marc'h m
Chinese: é©¬è¹ (mÇtí), 马è¹é (mÇtítiÄ)
Danish: t+|da|sko
Dutch: t|nl|hoefijzer|n
Finnish: t+|fi|kenkä, t-|fi|hevosenkenkä
French: t+|fr|fer|m à cheval
German: t-|de|Hufeisen|n
Greek: t-|el|ÏέÏαλο|n|trpétalo|scGrek
Hungarian: t-|hu|patkó
Icelandic: t+|is|skeifa|f
Italian: ferro di cavallo m
Japanese: è¹é (ã¦ãã¦ã¤, teitetsu)
trans-mid
Latvian: pakavs m
Macedonian: potkovica f
Maltese: t-|mt|ngħalla|f|xs=Maltese
Portuguese: t-|pt|ferradura
Romanian: t-|ro|potcoavÄ|f
Russian: подкова (podkóva) f
Slovak: t-|sk|podkova|f
Slovene: podkev f
Spanish: t-|es|herradura|f
Swedish: t+|sv|sko|c
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trans-top|something resembling a shoe (e.g. brake shoe)
Danish: t+|da|sko
Dutch: t+|nl|schoen|m
Finnish: t+|fi|kenkä
German: t+|de|Schuh|m
Greek: t-|el|Ïέδιλο|n|trpéðilo|scGrek
Japanese: ç³çªã (ishidzuki)
trans-mid
Maltese: pedala f?
Portuguese: t-|pt|sapata|f
Russian: t+|ru|баÑмак|m|trbaÅ¡mák|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|zapata|f
Swedish: t+|sv|sko|c
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trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Afrikaans: skoen
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|حذاء (ħiðáâ) m
ttbc|Breton: botoù p
ttbc|Estonian: king#Estonian|king
ttbc|Guaraní: sapatu
ttbc|Ido: shuo
ttbc|Interlingua: scarpa, calceo
trans-mid
ttbc|Irish: bróg f
ttbc|Korean: 구ë (gudu)
ttbc|Kurdish: t+|ku|sol|f, t|ku|Åekal|f
ttbc|Lithuanian: batas
ttbc|Polish: t+|pl|but|m
ttbc|Tagalog: sapatos
ttbc|Telugu: à°¬à±à°à±à°²à± (booTlu)
ttbc|Urdu: URchar|جÙتا (juta)
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See also
boot
footwear
slipper

Verb
en-verb|shoes|shoeing|shod

  1. To equip an object with a protection against wear.

#* The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.

  1. To put horseshoes on a horse.

Translations
trans-top|to equip with protection
Danish: t+|da|sko, t-|da|beslå
Finnish: t+|fi|kengittää
trans-mid
Portuguese: t-|pt|calçar
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trans-top|to put horseshoes on a horse
Danish: t+|da|sko
Dutch: t-|nl|beslaan
Finnish: t+|fi|kengittää
German: t-|de|beschlagen
Greek: t+|el|ÏεÏαλÏνÏ|sc=Grek (petalóno)
trans-mid
Hungarian: t-|hu|patkol
Icelandic: t-|is|járna
Italian: t-|it|ferrare
Swedish: t+|sv|sko
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trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Dutch: t|nl|schoenen t|nl|aantrekken, t|nl|schoeien
ttbc|German: beschuhen
trans-mid
ttbc|Hungarian: cipÅt húz
ttbc|Swedish: t+|sv|sko
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Category:English irregular verbs
Category:Footwear

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