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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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beltnoun

    girdle, cincture, cestus, band

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beltnoun

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

  2. beltverb

    encircle, begird, encompass, surround

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  1. Donald Trump:

    When he said he hit a friend of his in the face with a lock, with a pad lock, right in the face, I say, 'Whoa,' that's pretty bad, and when he said he stabbed somebody with a knife but it hit a belt buckle -- I know all about knives and belt buckles. Belt buckles aren't gonna stop because they can turn, they can twist ... they're not solid especially if somebody's got a couple extra pounds on them.

  2. Robert Heinlein, Excerpt from the notebooks of Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love":

    People who go broke in a big way never miss any meals. It is the poor jerk who is shy a half slug who must tighten his belt.

  3. Andrew Schneider:

    If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.

  4. Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting:

    Will: He used to just put a belt, a stick, and a wrench on the kitchen table and say, “Choose.” Sean: Well, I gotta go with the belt there. Will: I used to go with the wrench. Sean: Why? Will: Cause fuck him, that’s why.

  5. Jeff Weaver:

    At every stop, the media had an explanation for why the crowds weren't significant, 5,000 people here? 'Oh, that's Bernie's home city.' New Hampshire, 'Oh, that's next door.' We went to Minneapolis and had 4,000 people -- 'Oh, well, that's the Frost Belt. Frost Belt people like him.' Then we went to Denver, and it was 'college liberals.'.

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