Synonyms and Antonyms of bolt
- the cat bolted for the food dish the minute he spied it
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, 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, hurry, 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, zoom
- the rabbit bolted when it saw the fox approaching
- the way you bolted those hot dogs, it's no wonder you're feeling a little queasy
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