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Synonyms for belt

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  1. beltverb

    To encircle.

    The small town was belted by cornfields in all directions.

    surround, girdle, circle

  2. beltverb

    A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt.

    Keep your belt fastened; this is going to be quite a bumpy ride.

    fasten, buckle, strap

  3. beltnoun

    A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power.

    The motor had a single belt that snaked its way back and forth around a variety of wheels.

    strap, whip

  4. beltverb

    A powerful blow, often made with a fist or heavy object.

    He belted out the national anthem.

    wallop, punch, sock, blow

  5. beltverb

    A quick drink of liquor.

    Care to join me in a belt of scotch?

    slurp, zoom, book, pound, speed, gulp, whiz

  6. beltnoun

    To hit someone or something.

    The angry player belted the official across the face, and as a result was ejected from the game.

    clobber, bash, wallop, smack

  7. beltnoun

    To move very fast

    He was really belting along.

    girdle, sash, waistband, strap

  8. beltnoun

    safety belt, restraint, seat belt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beltnoun

    endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys

    whack, belt ammunition, knock, whang, bang, swath, smash, bash, belted ammunition, rap


  2. beltnoun

    a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

    whack, belt ammunition, knock, whang, bang, swath, smash, bash, belted ammunition, rap


  3. beltnoun

    an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found

    "a belt of high pressure"

    whack, belt ammunition, knock, whang, bang, swath, smash, bash, belted ammunition, rap


  4. knock, bash, bang, smash, beltnoun

    a vigorous blow

    "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"

    crash, bam, swath, boot, clap, bang, fringe, strike, thrill, smasher, roast, rap, belted ammunition, kick, knock, rush, flush, overhead, brawl, smash-up, belt ammunition, charge, whang, whack, hit, knocking, eruption, bash, do, blast, smash


  5. swath, beltnoun

    a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

    whack, belt ammunition, knock, bang, whang, swath, smash, belted ammunition, bash, rap


  6. belt, belt ammunition, belted ammunitionnoun

    ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun

    whack, belt ammunition, knock, whang, bang, swath, smash, bash, belted ammunition, rap


  7. knock, belt, rap, whack, whangverb

    the act of hitting vigorously

    "he gave the table a whack"

    bang, strike, swath, roast, rap, tap, knock, belted ammunition, pat, belt ammunition, blame, whang, whack, rap music, knocking, bash, hip-hop, smash


  8. belt out, beltverb

    sing loudly and forcefully

    belt out


  9. beltverb

    deliver a blow to

    "He belted his opponent"

    belt out


  10. beltverb

    fasten with a belt

    "belt your trousers"

    belt out


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beltnoun

    girdle, cincture, cestus, band

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beltnoun

    girdle, girth, surcingle, cincture, cestus, zone, bandolier

  2. beltverb

    encircle, begird, encompass, surround

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  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

    I blew up my neighbor’s car. Eric Stonestreet, he was very upset, he was so angry. He is not going to invite me to his Fourth of July bar-b-que, which is hitting below the belt.

  2. Patrick Lynch:

    But perps aren’t afraid to carry them, they’re not afraid to put it in their belt, put it in their pocket and pull it out on a police officer. That’s the problem.

  3. Chicago Tribune:

    When the police arrived, Anthony Prate was taken into custody and is currently being held in CookCounty Jail without bond. Daniels grisly death has put the spotlight back on the bizarre events leading up to the death of Anthony Prate first wife, Bridget Prate, who died in 2011. CHICAGO TODDLER UNHURT AS FATHER AND ANOTHER MAN DIE IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE In that incident, Anthony Prate claimed Anthony Prate overheard Anthony Prate wife talking to another man and said they were plotting to kill Anthony Prate. Anthony Prate dialed 911 and demanded that both Anthony Prate wife of nearly 20 years and the man she was talking to be arrested. When authorities arrived, Bridget Prate told them it had all been a big misunderstanding and the officers left. Anthony Prate was charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 death of Anthony Prate girlfriend Malgorzata Daniel, a 48-year-old nurse who authorities said was stabbed 30 times in her home. ( Cook County Jail) Less than a week later, she was dead. Police found Bridgets crumpled body under the dashboard of a car that crashed while Prate was driving. Anthony Prate told the police that Anthony Prate wife had unbuckled Bridget Prate seat belt to look for Bridget Prate purse and a water bottle just seconds before Anthony Prate lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the center line, and hit an oncoming car and a tree before coming to a stop. When paramedics arrived, three bystanders had surrounded the car while Anthony Prate attempted to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Anthony Prate wife. Bridget Prate didnt have a pulse and Bridget Prate wasnt breathing. One of the bystanders said Anthony Prate, who had suffered only minor injuries, looked frantic and shocked.

  4. Jim Green:

    The Voyagers and Pioneers flew through the Kuiper Belt at a time when we didn't know this region existed, new Horizons is on the hunt to understand these objects, and we invite everyone to ring in the next year with the excitement of exploring the unknown.

  5. Stafford Masie:

    We're very, very excited about the new technologies that will imminently be coming out of our conveyor belt of innovation.

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