may refer to:
- Boot, a type of shoe that covers the foot and ankle, and often the shins of the leg
- Derived from this meaning, to "boot" can mean:
- Car boot, in British and Australian English, the compartment of a car in which luggage and other cargo is stored (in American English, the trunk). Hence a Car boot sale for the sale of items from car boots.
- Car boot (tonneau cover), used for concealing a retracted convertible top.
- boot, a built-in compartment on a horse-drawn coach, used originally as a seat for the coachman and later for storage.
- A wheel clamp, also known as a Denver boot, which can be attached to a vehicle to prevent its movement.
- A recruit undergoing recruit training in the United States Marine Corps or Navy or an inexperienced Marine or Sailor.
- Bote, a legal compensation, profit or use, hence the phrase to boot
- Boot (real estate), receipt of something of value, especially in the course of a 1031 exchange
- Boot, Cumbria, a small village in Eskdale, Cumbria, in the Lake District of England
- Build-Operate-Own-Transfer, an arrangement for funding projects
- Bootleg recording, often abbreviated to "boot"
- boot, the outer shell of a Reed pipe in a pipe organ.
- boot, to vomit, especially after binge drinking (slang)
- boot, the German and Dutch word for boat
- Das Boot a 1981 film by Wolfgang Petersen based on the Lothar-Günther Buchheim novel of the same name
- Boot, a last name in the Netherlands
- William Boot, the fictional protagonist of the Evelyn Waugh novel Scoop
- Bootstrapping, any process where a simple system activates a more complicated system, used in computing, linguistics, physics, biology, electronics, statistics, and finance
- Booting, the operations required to place a computer into its normal operating configuration after power is supplied to the hardware
- the /boot directory, a protected Unix directory used in the boot process
- boot, an American computer magazine now known as Maximum PC
- boot, an alternative name for the ping-pong virus
- boot, or booting, to eject someone from a chatroom.
- Boot camp, a program on Mac OS X v10.5 used to run Windows XP/Vista.
- Boots, a poem by Rudyard Kipling, who served in the British Army in Burma
- Alliance Boots, a British based pharmaceuticals company
- Boots Group, the high-street pharmacy chain in the United Kingdom
- One of at least five different musical releases (albums and singles):
- Boots (cigarette), a brand of cigarette in Mexico
- Boots (bishop), the youngest bishop of the House of Lords, whose duty it is to read prayers.
- Boots (servant), a junior household servant whose task was the cleaning and polishing of boots and shoes (compare bootboy)
- Boots, the talking monkey on the children's television series, Dora the Explorer