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belt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of belt

  1. 1 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument delivered a shattering belt to the rock with a hammer Synonyms of 1belt bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Words Related to 1belt counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping

  2. 2 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time he knocked back a belt of whiskey before leaving Synonyms of 1belt belt, draft, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, swig, swillWords Related to 1belt dram, drop


belt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of belt

  1. 1 a strip of flexible material (as leather) worn around the waist a drugstore cowboy who loves his fancily decorated belt Synonyms of 2belt ceinture, cincture, cummerbund (also cumberbund), girdle, sash, self-belt Words Related to 2belt band, waistband; circle, loop, ribbon, ring; baldric, bandolier (or bandoleer), Sam Browne belt; cestus, obi

  2. 2 a broad geographical area that part of the country is sometimes called “the farm belt” because of the number of farms there Synonyms of 2belt belt, corridor, land, neck, part(s), tract, zoneWords Related to 2belt district, domain, latitude(s), range, realm, terrain, territory; neighborhood, vicinity


belt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of belt

  1. 1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner belted the baseball out of the park Synonyms of belt bang, bash, bat, hit, biff, bludgeon, bob, bonk, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clock, clout, crack, hammer, knock, nail, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, swipe, tag, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale, zapWords Related to belt batter, beat, buffet, bung, chop, cuff, drub, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lick, mangle, maul, pelt, pepper, pommel, pummel, rough; scuff; bunt, flick, stroke, tap; bump, butt, jab, jostle, kick, knee, poke, prod, push, shove, stamp; bowl (down or over), cream, deck, dump [slang], fell, floor, knock down, level; rabbit-punch, sucker punch; cane, club, cudgel, flail, flog, lash, sap, slash, sledge, sledgehammer, spear, stab, switch, thrash, whip; bean, brain, conk, skull

  2. 2 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt belted the little boy's pants tightly so they would stay up Synonyms of belt band, begird, gird, engird [archaic], engirdle, enwind, girdle, girt, girth, wrapWords Related to belt tie up, truss; circle, enwreathe, loop, wind, wreathe; bandage, enswathe, swathe; chain, cord, enchain, lash, rope, shackle, tape, wireNear Antonyms of belt unbind, unlash, unshackle, untie, unwindAntonyms of belt ungird, unwrap

  3. 3 to strike repeatedly belted the punching bag relentlessly Synonyms of belt bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, beat, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work overWords Related to belt assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate

  4. 4 to proceed or move quickly the boy went belting along on his skateboard Synonyms of belt barrel, hurry, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to belt beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of belt dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of belt crawl, creep, poke



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