bote

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See also: Bote, boté, bóte, böte, and botë

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Middle English bōte (advantage, benefit, profit; relief, salvation; atonement, amends, expiation; cure), from Old English bōt (help, relief, advantage, remedy; compensation for an injury or wrong; (peace) offering, recompense, amends, atonement, reformation, penance, repentance), from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (recompense). Doublet of boot (inherited from the same Middle English word).

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bote (plural botes) (law, historical)

  1. The atonement, compensation, amends, satisfaction; as, manbote, a compensation for a man slain.
  2. A privilege or allowance of necessaries, especially in feudal times.
  3. A right to take wood from property not one's own.

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  • Often used to form compounds indicating a right to take wood only for a specific purpose.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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bote

  1. plural of boot

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of botelya

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bote

  1. bottle

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bote (boat), from Middle English bot, from Old English bāt, from Proto-Germanic *baitaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bo‧te

Noun[edit]

bote

  1. a lifeboat

Khumi Chin[edit]

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bote

  1. to hit, beat

References[edit]

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 48

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English bōt, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō.

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Noun[edit]

bote (plural botes or boten)

  1. Help, advantage, benefit; that which is good, helpful, or relieving:
    • Heo lufeden bi wurten, bi moren, and bi rote; nas þer nan oðer boten. — Layamon's Brut, 1275
    1. Saving or extrication from distress or danger; something or someone which provides it.
    2. Salvation (release or rescue from eternal punishment), or one who acts as salvation
    3. An avenue of escape; a method through which one can release themself from danger.
    4. Utility, usefulness; that which is useful, expedient, or suitable.
    5. A reprieve or the offering of forgiveness from punishment or danger.
  2. Activity done as redress or recompense for (one's or another's) sins; expiation.
    • Iesu [] For synne þat hath my soule bounde, Let þi blessed blood be my bote. — Iesu þat art hevene
  3. Mirth, gladness; the feeling or emotion of being happy and joyful.
  4. The quelling, curing, or expurgation of disease or sickness; medical recovery.
  5. (rare) Recompense, amends or compensation; behaviour in return for one's wrongs.
  6. (rare) An extra, augment, or addition; something to boot.
  7. (rare) A medicinal or pharmaceutical cure or remedy; something used to quell disease.
  8. (rare) Repair work; the act of fixing structures or buildings.
    • Þey shulde..do bote to brugges þat to-broke were. — Pier's Plowman, 1400
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: boot
  • English: bote (also from Old English bōt)
  • Scots: bute, buit

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old French bote (Modern French botte); ultimately of Germanic origin.

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bote (plural botes)

  1. A boot or similar item of footwear; a shoe with a cover for part of the leg.
  2. (rare) A cover for the leg.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English bāt.

Noun[edit]

bote

  1. Alternative form of bot (boat)

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English bōtian.

Verb[edit]

bote

  1. Alternative form of boten (to resolve)

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bote f (oblique plural botes, nominative singular bote, nominative plural botes)

  1. boot (specifically, a high-sided leather shoe that also covers the bottom of the leg)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Latin buttis.

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bote f (oblique plural botes, nominative singular bote, nominative plural botes)

  1. cask; barrel

Etymology 3[edit]

See bat.

Noun[edit]

bote m (oblique plural botes, nominative singular botes, nominative plural bote)

  1. Alternative form of bat

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (bote, supplement)

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French bot, from Middle English bot, from Old English bāt.

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bote m (plural botes)

  1. rowing boat (boat propelled only by oars)
  2. (by extension) any small boat
    Synonym: barquinho

Etymology 2[edit]

From botar (to put; to lay).

Noun[edit]

bote m (plural botes)

  1. (biology) an animal’s sudden thrust forward towards its prey
  2. (figuratively) a sudden attack
  3. (Brazil, soccer) a goalkeeper’s jump to catch the ball
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Verb[edit]

bote

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of botar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of botar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of botar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of botar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bot, from Old English bāt (boat).

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bote m (plural botes)

  1. boat, dinghy
    Synonym: barco
  2. vessel, can, canister, container, jar, tin
    Synonym: recipiente
  3. jackpot, pot, pool (large cash prize)

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bote

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of botar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of botar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of botar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of botar.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of botelya

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bote

  1. bottle

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bote

  1. plural of bota

Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bote.

Noun[edit]

bote

  1. bottle