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Antonyms for BOLT
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bolt

    A bar is a piece of wood or metal, usually of considerable size, by which an opening is obstructed, a door held fast, etc. A bar may be movable or permanent; a bolt is a movable rod or pin of metal, sliding in a socket and adapted for securing a door or window. A lock is an arrangement by which an enclosed bolt is shot forward or backward by a key, or other device; the bolt is the essential part of the lock. A latch or catch is an accessible fastening designed to be easily movable, and simply to secure against accidental opening of the door, cover, etc. A hasp is a metallic strap that fits over a staple, calculated to be secured by a padlock; a simple hook that fits into a staple is also called a hasp. A clasp is a fastening that can be sprung into place, to draw and hold the parts of some enclosing object firmly together, as the clasp of a book.

    Synonyms:
    bar, catch, clasp, fastening, hasp, hook, latch, lock

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thunderbolt, bolt, bolt of lightningnoun

    a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt, thunderclap, thunderbolt, bolt of lightning, dash, bombshell, deadbolt

  2. boltnoun

    a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    dash, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt, deadbolt

  3. bolt, deadboltnoun

    the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt, dash, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt, deadbolt

  4. dash, boltnoun

    the act of moving with great haste

    "he made a dash for the door"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    flair, dah, bolt, thunderbolt, elan, deadbolt, panache, dash, sprint, style, hyphen, bolt of lightning

  5. boltnoun

    a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    dash, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt, deadbolt

  6. boltnoun

    a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    dash, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt, deadbolt

  7. boltverb

    a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    dash, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt, deadbolt

  8. boltverb

    move or jump suddenly

    "She bolted from her seat"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, beetle off, abscond, make off, gobble, absquatulate, go off, run off, run out, decamp

  9. boltverb

    secure or lock with a bolt

    "bolt the door"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, beetle off, abscond, make off, gobble, absquatulate, go off, run off, run out, decamp

  10. boltverb

    swallow hastily

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, beetle off, abscond, make off, gobble, absquatulate, go off, run off, run out, decamp

  11. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make offverb

    run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

    "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, come off, bolt, xerox, break camp, decamp, gobble, chase away, photocopy, go over, vamoose, implode, run off, drive out, discharge, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, abscond, drive away, skip, dispel, elope, go off, fire, turn back

  12. run off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle offverb

    leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

    "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, photocopy, chase away, peter out, gobble, run off, poop out, drive out, run down, spill, run out, make off, fail, bolt out, drive off, abscond, expire, conk out, give out, drive away, drain, xerox, dispel, elope, go off, turn back

  13. gobble, boltverb

    eat hastily without proper chewing

    "Don't bolt your food!"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, beetle off, abscond, make off, gobble, absquatulate, go off, run off, run out, bolt, decamp

  14. boltadverb

    make or roll into bolts

    "bolt fabric"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, beetle off, abscond, make off, gobble, absquatulate, go off, run off, run out, decamp

  15. rigidly, stiffly, boltadverb

    in a rigid manner

    "the body was rigidly erect"; "he sat bolt upright"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    slapdash, smack, stiff, rigidly, bang, stiffly, bolt, slap

  16. bang, slap, slapdash, smack, boltadverb

    directly

    "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"

    Antonyms:
    unbolt

    Synonyms:
    slapdash, smack, rigidly, bang, slam-bang, stiffly, bolt, slap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boltverb

    Synonyms:
    sift, leave suddenly, gulp

How to use BOLT in a sentence?

  1. Interim Chief Executive Robert Gray:

    We're not likely to do anything big, not likely to do our record year in terms of acquisitions, we have a nice cash flow to be able to fund bolt-ons. We do have 50-75 million pounds a year and we do have a pipeline, so I suspect we'll do some of those.

  2. Author Unknown:

    Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.

  3. Alan Monks:

    A bolt from the blue.

  4. Gomez Cora:

    ( The 2015 Pan-American Games in) Toronto was perfect with all the athletes in a modern village but now it will be multiplied by five continents and other greats, seeing top basketball players, golfers,( sprinter) Usain Bolt with Gomez Cora little tray next to you in the meal queue, i'd be happy to stay there for two hours, you usually curse when a queue is long but I'd want it to be eternal and it's not a forced situation, it's natural and you're all there as equals.

  5. Justin Gatlin:

    If you look at Bolt, he did the same thing in 2012, he ran kind of slow in the first round and the semi-finals then he triumphed in the final.

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