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belts

noun (1)
plural of belt

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(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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belts

noun (2)
plural of belt

Synonyms of belts (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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belts

verb
present tense third-person singular of belt

Synonyms & Antonyms of belts (Entry 3 of 3)

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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“Belts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/belts. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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