Synonyms of belt

(Entry 1 of 3)

2 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • he knocked back a belt of whiskey before leaving

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Synonyms of belt (Entry 2 of 3)

1 a strip of flexible material (as leather) worn around the waist
  • a drugstore cowboy who loves his fancily decorated belt

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2 a broad geographical area
  • that part of the country is sometimes called "the farm belt" because of the number of farms there

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Synonyms & Antonyms of belt (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • belted the baseball out of the park

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2 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt
  • belted the little boy's pants tightly so they would stay up

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The first known use of belt was before the 12th century

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“Belt.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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