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Definitions and meaning of bot

bot

For Wiktionary's bots, see Wiktionary:Bots

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɒt/
  • (US) enPR: bŏt, IPA(key): /bɑt/
  • Rhymes: -ɒt
  • Homophone: bought (in accents with the cot-caught merger)

Etymology 1

Possibly a modification of Scottish Gaelic boiteag (maggot).

Alternative forms

  • bott

Noun

bot (plural bots)

  1. The larva of a botfly, which infests the skin of various mammals, producing warbles, or the nasal passage of sheep, or the stomach of horses.
Translations

Etymology 2

From bottom.

Verb

bot (third-person singular simple present bots, present participle botting, simple past and past participle botted)

  1. (Britain, slang) To bugger
  2. (Australia, informal) To ask for and be given something with the direct intention of exploiting the thing’s usefulness, almost exclusively with cigarettes.
    Synonym: (UK) bum

Etymology 3

Clipping of robot.

Alternative forms

  • 'bot

Noun

bot (plural bots)

  1. (science fiction, informal) A physical robot.
  2. (computing) A piece of software designed to complete a minor but repetitive task automatically or on command, especially when operating with the appearance of a (human) user profile or account.
  3. (video games) A computer-controlled character in a video game, especially a multiplayer one.
Related terms
  • -bot suffix
Translations

Verb

bot (third-person singular simple present bots, present participle botting, simple past and past participle botted)

  1. (video games) To use a bot, or automated program.

References

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

Anagrams

  • BTO, OTB

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch bot, from Middle Dutch bot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔt/, [bot]

Noun

bot (plural [please provide])

  1. flounder (fish)

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Bislama

Etymology

From English boat.

Noun

bot

  1. boat

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ot

Etymology 1

From botar.

Noun

bot m (plural bots)

  1. jump, leap
    Synonyms: salt, saltiró
Related terms
  • botejar

Verb

bot

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of botre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of botre

Etymology 2

From Middle English bot (English boat), from Old English bāt (boat), from Proto-Germanic *baitaz, *baitą (boat, small ship), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to break, split).

Noun

bot m (plural bots)

  1. boat
    Synonyms: barca, vaixell

Etymology 3

From Late Latin buttis (wineskin), probably of Ancient Greek origin.

Noun

bot m (plural bots)

  1. wineskin
  2. bagpipes
    Synonyms: bot de gemecs, cornamusa
  3. sunfish (large marine fish of the family Molidae)
    Synonym: mola
Derived terms
  • ploure a bots i barrals

Further reading

  • “bot” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “bot” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “bot” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “bot” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dalmatian

Alternative forms

  • buat

Etymology

Possibly from a derivative of Latin battuō, or alternatively of Germanic origin. Compare Italian botta, French botte.

Noun

bot m

  1. blow, slap, smack, whack, knock, strike, thud

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔt/
  • Hyphenation: bot
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective

bot (comparative botter, superlative botst)

  1. not sharp, blunt, dull
  2. impolite, badly behaving: curt, blunt, rude
Inflection

Descendants

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: dofu
  • Papiamentu: bòt

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch but.

Noun

bot n (plural botten, diminutive botje n)

  1. bone
    Synonyms: been, knekel, knook
Derived terms
  • penisbot

Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch bot. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

bot m (plural botten, diminutive botje n)

  1. flounder (a type of fish)
Derived terms
  • heilbot m
  • tarbot m
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: bot
  • West Frisian: bot

Etymology 4

From French botte.

Noun

bot f (plural botten, diminutive botje n)

  1. (Belgium) boot

Etymology 5

Borrowed from English bot, from robot.

Noun

bot m (plural bots, diminutive botje n)

  1. A bot (software for repetitive minor tasks; computer-controlled character in video games).
Related terms
  • robot
  • chatbot, voicebot

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [boːt]
  • Homophone: Boot

Verb

bot

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of bieten

Hungarian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbot]
  • Rhymes: -ot

Noun

bot (plural botok)

  1. stick
  2. staff

Declension

Derived terms

(Compound words):

  • botkormány
  • horgászbot
  • püspökbot

(Expressions):

  • a füle botját sem mozdítja

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English bāt.

Alternative forms

  • (Early or Northern ME) bate, bat
  • bote, boot, boet, boyt, bootte, boote

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔːt/

Noun

bot (plural botes)

  1. A seafaring vessel or watercraft; a device for navigating the waters:
    1. A boat (a watercraft or vessel smaller than a ship).
    2. A boat stowed on a ship for utility purposes, especially for tendering.
  2. (figuratively) The path or course of one's life; one's direction.
Derived terms
  • botere
Descendants
  • English: boat (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: bate, bait
  • Middle Dutch: boot
    • Dutch: boot
      • Afrikaans: boot
  • Middle Low German: bōt
    • Low German: Boot
    • Plautdietsch: Boot
    • German: Boot
  • North Frisian: böötj
  • Saterland Frisian: Boot
  • West Frisian: boat
  • Catalan: bot
  • Galician: bote
  • Old French: bot
    • Portuguese: bote
  • Spanish: bote
    • Cebuano: bote
References
  • “bōt, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-1-5.

Etymology 2

From Old Norse búð.

Noun

bot

  1. Alternative form of bothe (booth)

Etymology 3

From Old English batt.

Noun

bot

  1. Alternative form of bat

Etymology 4

From Old English bōt.

Noun

bot

  1. Alternative form of bote (help, benefit)

Etymology 5

From Old French bote.

Noun

bot

  1. Alternative form of bote (boot)

Middle Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *bozdos (tail, penis) (compare Welsh both (hub, nave), Breton bod (bush, shrub; branch)), from Proto-Indo-European *gwosdʰos (piece of wood), compare Proto-Slavic *gvozdь (nail, tack, peg).

Noun

bot m

  1. tail
  2. penis

Descendants

  • Irish: bod
  • Manx: bwoid
  • Scottish Gaelic: bod

Mutation


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse bót

Noun

bot f or m (definite singular bota or boten, indefinite plural bøter, definite plural bøtene)

  1. a fine (sum of money to be paid as a penalty for an offence)
  2. a remedy
  3. a patch

Derived terms

  • botemiddel
  • parkeringsbot

Related terms

  • bøtelegge

References

  • “bot” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “bot_3” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse bót

Noun

bot f (definite singular bota, indefinite plural bøter, definite plural bøtene)

  1. a fine (as above)
  2. a remedy
  3. a patch

Derived terms

  • botemiddel
  • parkeringsbot

Related terms

  • bøtelegge

References

  • “bot” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *bōtu (recompense).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːt/

Noun

bōt f (nominative plural bōte)

  1. help, assistance, rescue, remedy, cure, deliverance from evil
  2. mending, repair, improvement
  3. compensation for an injury or wrong; (peace) offering, recompense, amends, atonement, reformation, penance, repentance
  4. improvement in (moral) condition, amendment

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: bote
    • English: boot
    • English: bote
    • Scots: bute, buit

Old French

Etymology 1

Probably a Germanic loan from Proto-Germanic *paddǭ (toad). Compare Italian botta (toad), Old English padde (toad), Old Norse padda (toad). More at paddock.

Noun

bot f (oblique plural boz or botz, nominative singular bot, nominative plural boz or botz)

  1. toad (animal)
Derived terms
  • boterel

References

  • “bot” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Etymology 2

From boter (to strike), from Frankish *buttan, from *bautan (to hit, strike).

Noun

bot m (oblique plural boz or botz, nominative singular boz or botz, nominative plural bot)

  1. strike; hit; blow
Synonyms
  • cop

Etymology 3

See bat.

Noun

bot m (oblique plural boz or botz, nominative singular boz or botz, nominative plural bot)

  1. Alternative form of bat

Etymology 4

See bout.

Noun

bot m (oblique plural boz or botz, nominative singular boz or botz, nominative plural bot)

  1. Alternative form of bout

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (bot) (sense #1, 'toad' and #2, 'strike')
  • bot on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub (sense #3, 'boat' and a citation or sense #4, 'end')

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse bót, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō.

Noun

bōt f

  1. improvement
  2. benefit, utility
  3. cure
  4. compensation

Declension

or

Descendants

  • Swedish: bot

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English bot.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbɔt͡ʃ/, /ˈbɔt/

Noun

bot m (plural bots)

  1. (computing) bot (a piece of software for doing repetitive tasks)
  2. (video games) bot (a player controlled by software)

Related terms

  • robô

Romanian

Etymology 1

Uncertain. Possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *botum, perhaps from Latin botulus or from a root *botium, a Germanic borrowing, from Frankish *boce (knob), from Old High German bozzan (to beat), from Proto-West Germanic *bautan (to push, strike).

Compare Italian bozza, French bosse. See also butuc and boț.

Noun

bot n (plural boturi)

  1. (of animals) snout, mouth
  2. (of a person, vulgar) mouth
  3. bump
  4. hump
Declension
Synonyms
  • (mouth): gură
  • (bump): umflătură, cucui
  • (hump): cocoașă
See also
  • cioc
  • rât

References

Etymology 2

From English bot.

Noun

bot m (plural boți)

  1. bot
Declension

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowing from English bot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbot/, [ˈbot̪]

Noun

bot m (plural bots)

  1. bot (robot)

Swedish

Pronunciation 1

  • IPA(key): /buːt/

Etymology 1

From Old Swedish bōt (improvement), from Old Norse ᛒᚢᛏ (but) (in the Latin script bót) whence also Icelandic bót), from Proto-Germanic *bōtō. Akin to English boot (remedy", "profit"). Masculine in Late Modern Swedish.

Noun

bot c

  1. fine (penalty in money)
Declension
See also
  • böta
  • bötfälla

Etymology 2

Originally the same word as etymology 1.

Noun

bot c

  1. cure; remedy
Declension
See also
  • bota

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA(key): /bɔt/

Etymology

Borrowing from English bot.

Noun

bot c

  1. bot (robot)
Declension

Tatar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *būt (thigh)

Noun

bot

  1. thigh

Volapük

Noun

bot (nominative plural bots)

  1. boat

Declension


West Frisian

Etymology 1

From Old Frisian butie, from Proto-Germanic *buttaz (end piece), related to English butt (sense 1).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bot/

Adjective

bot

  1. curt, blunt, rude
  2. dull (as a knife)
Inflection
Further reading
  • “bot (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Adverb

bot

  1. very, quite
Further reading
  • “bot (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2

Of uncertain origin. Possibly derived from sense 1 (blunt), meaning "blunt-headed fish." Compare Dutch bot and the second element of English halibut.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bot/

Noun

bot c (plural botten, diminutive botsje or botke)

  1. flounder (a type of fish)
Further reading
  • “bot (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011
  • van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “bot1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cadge.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)