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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

(shoe is a kind of ...) covering for a person's feet

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep

(... is a kind of shoe ) a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole

(... is a kind of shoe ) a low-cut shoe without fastenings

(... is a kind of shoe ) a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel

(... is a kind of shoe ) soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans

(... is a kind of shoe ) a low shoe laced over the instep

(... is a kind of shoe ) a light comfortable shoe designed for running

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe carved from a single block of wood

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe having a wing-tip toecap

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe designed for comfortable walking

(... is a kind of shoe ) a light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe with a wedge heel

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)

(... is a kind of shoe ) a thick and heavy shoe

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans

(... is a kind of shoe ) a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede

(... is a kind of shoe ) a special shoe worn when bowling

(... is a kind of shoe ) shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles

"the football players all wore cleats"

(... is a kind of shoe ) a high shoe with laces over the tongue

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle

(... is a kind of shoe ) a shoe designed to be worn by infants

(... is a kind of shoe ) a sturdy laced walking shoe

(... is a kind of shoe ) an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides

(shoe is a part of ...) 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"

(shoe is a part of ...) 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"

(shoe is a part of ...) an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

(shoe is a part of ...) sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes

"spikes provide greater traction"

(shoe is a part of ...) a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it

(shoe is a part of ...) a lace used for fastening shoes

(shoe is a part of ...) 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"

(shoe is a part of ...) the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation

(shoe is a part of ...) the inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests

(shoe is a part of ...) the part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot

(shoe is a part of ...) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

(shoe is a part of ...) the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground

(shoe is a part of ...) a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

(shoe is a part of ...) a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe

(shoe is a part of ...) the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

Definition 2: U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for shoe in the sense of this definition

(shoe is a kind of ...) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

Definition 3: a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for shoe in the sense of this definition

(shoe is a kind of ...) a device that retards something's motion

"the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

(shoe is a part of ...) the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum

(... is part of shoe) hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe

Definition 4: (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time - [noun denoting artifact]

(shoe is a kind of ...) a portable container for carrying several objects

"the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"

(shoe belongs to category ...) a game played with playing cards

Definition 5: furnish with shoes - [verb of body]

Samples where shoe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the children were well shoed

(shoe is a kind of ...) provide with clothes or put clothes on

"Parents must feed and dress their child"

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