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shoe

 (sho͞o)
n.
1. A durable covering for the human foot, made of leather or similar material with a rigid sole and heel, usually extending no higher than the ankle.
2. A horseshoe.
3. A part or device that is located at the base of something or that functions as a protective covering, as:
a. A strip of metal fitted onto the bottom of a sled runner.
b. The base for the supports of the superstructure of a bridge.
c. The ferrule on the end of a cane.
d. The casing of a pneumatic tire.
4. A device that retards or stops the motion of an object, as the part of a brake that presses against the wheel or drum.
5. The sliding contact plate on an electric train or streetcar that conducts electricity from the third rail.
6. A chute, as for conveying grain from a hopper.
7. Games A case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.
8. shoes Informal
a. Position; status: You would understand my decision if you put yourself in my shoes.
b. Plight: I wouldn't want to be in her shoes.
tr.v. shod (shŏd), shod or shod·den (shŏd′n), shoe·ing, shoes
1. To furnish or fit with a shoe or shoes.
2. To cover with a wooden or metal guard to protect against wear.
Idioms:
the shoe is on the other foot Informal
The circumstances have been reversed; an unequal relationship has been inverted.
wait for the other shoe to drop Slang
To defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.

[Middle English, from Old English scōh.]

shoe

(ʃuː)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. one of a matching pair of coverings shaped to fit the foot, esp one ending below the ankle, having an upper of leather, plastic, etc, on a sole and heel of heavier leather, rubber, or synthetic material
b. (as modifier): shoe cleaner.
2. anything resembling a shoe in shape, function, position, etc, such as a horseshoe
3. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a band of metal or wood on the bottom of the runner of a sledge
4. (Card Games) (in baccarat, etc) a boxlike device for holding several packs of cards and allowing the cards to be dispensed singly
5. (Civil Engineering) a base for the supports of a superstructure of a bridge, roof, etc
6. (Railways) a metal collector attached to an electric train that slides along the third rail and picks up power for the motor
7. (General Engineering) engineering a lining to protect from and withstand wear. See brake shoe, pile shoe
8. be in a person's shoes informal to be in another person's situation
vb (tr) , shoes, shoeing or shod
9. (Clothing & Fashion) to furnish with shoes
10. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to fit (a horse) with horseshoes
11. (General Engineering) to furnish with a hard cover, such as a metal plate, for protection against friction or bruising
[Old English scōh; related to Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs, Old High German scuoh]

shoe

(ʃu)

n., pl. shoes, n.
1. an external covering for the human foot, usu. of leather and consisting of a more or less stiff or heavy sole and a lighter upper part ending a short distance above, at, or below the ankle.
2. a horseshoe or a similar plate for the hoof of some other animal.
4. the outer casing of a pneumatic automobile tire.
5. a part having a larger area than the end of an object on which it fits, serving to disperse or apply its weight or thrust.
6. the sliding contact by which an electric car or locomotive takes its current from the third rail.
7. a band of iron on the bottom of the runner of a sleigh.
v.t.
8. to provide with a shoe or shoes.
9. to protect or arm at the point, edge, or face with a ferrule, metal plate, or the like.
Idioms:
in someone's shoes, in the place or situation of another.
[before 900; Old English sceō(h), c. Old Frisian skōch, Old High German scuoh, Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs; (v.) Middle English schon, Old English scōg(e)an]
shoe′less, adj.

shoe


Past participle: shod
Gerund: shoeing

Imperative
shoe
shoe
Present
I shoe
you shoe
he/she/it shoes
we shoe
you shoe
they shoe
Preterite
I shod
you shod
he/she/it shod
we shod
you shod
they shod
Present Continuous
I am shoeing
you are shoeing
he/she/it is shoeing
we are shoeing
you are shoeing
they are shoeing
Present Perfect
I have shod
you have shod
he/she/it has shod
we have shod
you have shod
they have shod
Past Continuous
I was shoeing
you were shoeing
he/she/it was shoeing
we were shoeing
you were shoeing
they were shoeing
Past Perfect
I had shod
you had shod
he/she/it had shod
we had shod
you had shod
they had shod
Future
I will shoe
you will shoe
he/she/it will shoe
we will shoe
you will shoe
they will shoe
Future Perfect
I will have shod
you will have shod
he/she/it will have shod
we will have shod
you will have shod
they will have shod
Future Continuous
I will be shoeing
you will be shoeing
he/she/it will be shoeing
we will be shoeing
you will be shoeing
they will be shoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shoeing
you have been shoeing
he/she/it has been shoeing
we have been shoeing
you have been shoeing
they have been shoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shoeing
you will have been shoeing
he/she/it will have been shoeing
we will have been shoeing
you will have been shoeing
they will have been shoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shoeing
you had been shoeing
he/she/it had been shoeing
we had been shoeing
you had been shoeing
they had been shoeing
Conditional
I would shoe
you would shoe
he/she/it would shoe
we would shoe
you would shoe
they would shoe
Past Conditional
I would have shod
you would have shod
he/she/it would have shod
we would have shod
you would have shod
they would have shod
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier materialshoe - 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
anklet - a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
baby shoe - a shoe designed to be worn by infants
balmoral - a sturdy laced walking shoe
blucher - a high shoe with laces over the tongue
bowling shoe - a special shoe worn when bowling
brogan, brogue, clodhopper, work shoe - a thick and heavy shoe
calceus - a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans
chopine, platform - a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
chukka boot, chukka - a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
cleats - shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles; "the football players all wore cleats"
shoe collar, collar - the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
congress boot, congress gaiter, congress shoe - an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
heel counter, counter - a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot; "a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot"
flipper, fin - a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
gaiter - a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
ghillie, gillie - a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
gym shoe, sneaker, tennis shoe - a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
heel - the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
innersole, insole - the inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests
instep - the part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot
lace, lacing - a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
Loafer - a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel
mocassin, moccasin - soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
outsole - the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground
oxford - a low shoe laced over the instep
pump - a low-cut shoe without fastenings
running shoe - a light comfortable shoe designed for running
sabot, wooden shoe - a shoe carved from a single block of wood
saddle - a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
shoe lace, shoelace, shoestring, shoe string - a lace used for fastening shoes
slingback, sling - a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
spike - sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes; "spikes provide greater traction"
throat - an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
toe box - the forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes; "the toe box may be rounded or pointed"
toecap - a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
tongue - the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
upper - piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot; "Uppers come in many styles"
walker - a shoe designed for comfortable walking
walking shoe - a light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking
wedgie - a shoe with a wedge heel
wing tip - a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
2.shoe - (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
3.shoe - U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
scale, shell, plate - a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
4.shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotationshoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
brake lining - the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
Verb1.shoe - furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"
apparel, clothe, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, tog, habilitate, fit out, dress - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"

shoe

Shoes and boots

ankle boot, arctic (U.S.), Balmoral, biker boot, blucher (obsolete), bootee, bottine, bovver boot (Brit. slang), brogan, brogue, brothel creeper (informal), buskin, chopine or chopin, chukka boot, clog, co-respondent, cothurnus or cothurn, court shoe (cowboy boot), creeper (informal), crowboot, deck shoe, Doc Marten (trademark), espadrille, field boot, flat or flatty, flip-flop (football boot), gaiter or spat, galosh, ghillie (Scot.) (golf shoe), gumboot, gumshoe, gym shoe, half boot, Hessian boot, high heel, hobnail boot, jackboot, Jandal (N.Z., trademark) (kitten heel), lace-up, larrigan, loafer, moccasin, moonboot, mukluk, mule, overshoe, Oxford, pantofle, pantoffle, or pantoufle (archaic), platform, plimsoll or plimsole, pump, racket or racquet, running shoe, rock boot, sabot, sandal, sandshoe, scuff, slingback, slip-on, slipper, sneaker, snowshoe, spike, stiletto, surgical boot, tennis shoe (thigh boot), top boot, track shoe, training shoe or trainer, veldskoen, wader, wedge or wedge heel, welly, Wellington boot, winkle-picker
Translations
حِذاءيَضَعُ حِدْوَة لِحافِر الفَرَسحِدْوَة الفَرَس
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skobeslåhestesko
ŝuo
kenkähevosenkenkäkengittää
cipelapostolapotkova
cipőmegpatkolmegvasalpatkópatkol
sepatu
járnaskeifaskór
구두
calceus
apautasapsiavęsbatsiuvysbatų raišteliskaustyti
apkaltkurpe
butpodkowapodkućpodkuwać
pantofpotcoavă
okovaťpodkova
čeveljpodkev
обућапатикапотковицаципела
sko
รองเท้า
giày

shoe

[ʃuː] (shod (vb: pt, pp))
A. N
1. (= footwear) → zapato m; (for horse) → herradura f
to put on one's shoesponerse los zapatos, calzarse (frm)
to take off one's shoesquitarse los zapatos, descalzarse (frm)
I wouldn't like to be in his shoesno quisiera estar en su lugar or pellejo
if I were in your shoessi yo estuviese en tu lugar, yo que tú
to step into sb's shoespasar a ocupar el puesto de algn
to be waiting for dead men's shoes esperar a que muera algn (para pasar luego a ocupar su puesto)
2. (Aut) (also brake shoe) → zapata f
B. VT [+ horse] → herrar
C. CPD shoe box Ncaja f de zapatos
shoe brush Ncepillo m para zapatos
shoe cream Ncrema f de zapatos, crema f para el calzado
shoe leather Ncuero m para zapatos
to wear out one's shoe leathergastarse el calzado
I wore out a lot of shoe leather; it cost me a lot in shoe leathertuve que andar lo mío, tuve que recorrer mucho camino
shoe polish Nbetún m, lustre m (LAm)
shoe repairer Nzapatero/a m/f remendón/ona
shoe repairs NPLreparación fsing de zapatos, reparación fsing de calzado
shoe shop Nzapatería f

shoe

[ˈʃuː]
n
(= footwear) → chaussure f, soulier m
a pair of shoes → une paire de chaussures
to fill sb's shoes, to step into sb's shoes → prendre la place de qn
in sb's shoes (= in their position) → à la place de qn
I wouldn't want to be in his shoes → Je ne voudrais pas être à sa place.
(also horseshoe) → fer m à cheval
(also brake shoe) → mâchoire f de frein
vt [shod] [ˈʃɒd] (pt, pp) [+ horse] → ferrershoe box nboîte f à chaussures

shoe

vb: pret, ptp <shod>
n
Schuh m; I wouldn’t like to be in his shoesich möchte nicht in seiner Haut stecken; to put oneself in somebody’s shoessich in jds Lage (acc)versetzen; to step into or fill somebody’s shoesan jds Stelle (acc)treten or rücken; where the shoe pinches (fig)wo mich/uns der Schuh drückt; if the shoe fits(, wear it) (US prov) → wem die Jacke passt (, → der soll sie sich (dat) → anziehen)
(= horseshoe)(Huf)eisen nt
(= brake shoe)Bremsschuh m
(for electric power cable) → (Gleit)schuh m; (for mast) → Schuh m; (on sledge) → Beschlag m
vt horsebeschlagen; to be well-shod (of person)gut beschuht sein (hum, geh)

shoe

:
shoeblack
nSchuhputzer m
shoebox
n (lit: for shoes) → Schuhkarton m; (fig: = small flat) → Schuhkarton m (inf fig)
shoebrush
nSchuhbürste f
shoe cream
nSchuhcreme f, → Schuhkrem(e) f
shoehorn
vt to shoe oneself/something into somethingsich/etw in etw (acc)zwängen
shoelace
shoe leather
nSchuhleder nt; to wear out one’s shoeseine Schuhe auftragen; save shoe by taking the busfahr mit dem Bus und schone deine Schuhsohlen
shoeless
adjohne Schuhe
shoemaker
nSchuhmacher(in) m(f), → Schuster(in) m(f)
shoemender
n(Flick)schuster(in) m(f)
shoe polish
nSchuhcreme f
shoe repairer
n (= person)Schuster(in) m(f); (= shop)Schuhreparaturdienst m
shoeshine
n (US) → Schuh(e)putzen nt; to have a shoesich (dat)die Schuhe putzen lassen
shoeshine boy
nSchuhputzer m
shoe shop
shoe size
nSchuhgröße f; what shoe are you?welche Schuhgröße haben Sie?; act your age, not your shoe (inf)stell dich nicht so kindisch an
shoestring
n
(US: = shoelace) → Schnürsenkel m, → Schnürband nt
(fig) to live on a shoevon der Hand in den Mund leben; the project is run on a shoedas Projekt wird mit ganz wenig Geld finanziert
shoestring budget
nMinibudget nt (inf)
shoetree
n(Schuh)spanner m

shoe

[ʃuː] (shod (vb: pt, pp))
1. n
a.scarpa, calzatura
I wouldn't like to be in his shoes → non vorrei essere nei suoi panni
b. (horseshoe) → ferro di cavallo
c. (also brake shoe) → ganascia (del freno)
2. vt (horse) → ferrare

shoe

(ʃuː) noun
1. an outer covering for the foot. a new pair of shoes.
2. (also ˈhorseshoe) a curved piece of iron nailed to the hoof of a horse.
verbpresent participle ˈshoeing: past tense, past participles shod (ʃod) , shoed
to put a shoe or shoes on (a horse etc).
shod (ʃod) adjective
with a shoe or shoes on.
ˈshoelace , (American) ˈshoestring noun
a kind of string or cord for fastening a shoe.
ˈshoemaker noun
a person who makes, repairs, or sells shoes.
on a shoestring
with or using very little money. He has to live on a shoestring.

shoe

حِذاء bota sko Schuh παπούτσι zapato kenkä chaussure cipela scarpa 구두 schoen sko but sapato туфля sko รองเท้า ayakkabı giày 鞋子

shoe

n. zapato, calzado;
cast ______ en escayola;
orthopedic ___ -scalzado ortopédico.

shoe

n zapato; orthopedic shoes zapatos ortopédicos