Definition of shoe

Definition of shoe
  1. shoe Noun 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 boots, which do.
  2. shoe Noun A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.
  3. shoe Noun Something resembling a shoe by function, like a "brake shoe".
  4. shoe Verb To put shoes on one's feet.
  5. shoe Verb To put horseshoes on a horse.
  6. shoe Verb To equip an object with a protection against wear.
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