Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of belt | Another word for belt | What is belt?

Definition 1: the act of hitting vigorously - [noun denoting act]

Samples where belt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave the table a whack

Synonyms for belt in the sense of this definition

(belt is a kind of ...) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

"a blow on the head"

Definition 2: a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist) - [noun denoting artifact]

(belt is a kind of ...) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

(... is a kind of belt ) a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip

(... is a kind of belt ) a broad belt with loops or pockets for holding ammunition

(... is a kind of belt ) a belt with loops or slots for carrying small hand tools

(... is a kind of belt ) belt with a concealed section for holding money

(... is a kind of belt ) belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt

(... is a kind of belt ) leather belt supported by a strap over the right shoulder

(belt is a part of ...) the buckle used to fasten a belt

(belt is made of the substance ...) the material of which belts are made

Definition 3: endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys - [noun denoting artifact]

(belt is a kind of ...) anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(... is a kind of belt ) a driving belt in machinery

(... is a kind of belt ) a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)

(... is a kind of belt ) a belt that carries motion from a motor to the machinery

(... is a kind of belt ) a belt driven by the crankshaft that drives a fan that pulls air through the radiator

(... is a kind of belt ) an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground

(belt is made of the substance ...) the material of which belts are made

Definition 4: ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for belt in the sense of this definition

(belt is a kind of ...) projectiles to be fired from a gun

Definition 5: a vigorous blow - [noun denoting event]

Samples where belt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sudden knock floored him
  • he took a bash right in his face
  • he got a bang on the head

Synonyms for belt in the sense of this definition

(belt is a kind of ...) an impact (as from a collision)

"the bump threw him off the bicycle"

Definition 6: an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found - [noun denoting location]

Samples where belt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a belt of high pressure

(belt is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

(... is a kind of belt ) the region of interplanetary space between Mars and Jupiter where most asteroids are found

(... is a kind of belt ) a belt of parks or rural land surrounding a town or city

(... is an instance of belt) southern and midwestern United States where Protestant fundamentalism is dominant

(... is an instance of belt) the midwestern states in the U.S. where corn is grown; Iowa and Illinois are excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock

(... is an instance of belt) a belt of charged particles (resulting from cosmic rays) above the Earth trapped by the Earth's magnetic field

Definition 7: a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for belt in the sense of this definition

(belt is a kind of ...) a line or route along which something travels or moves

"the hurricane demolished houses in its path" "the track of an animal" "the course of the river"

Definition 8: deliver a blow to - [verb of contact]

Samples where belt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He belted his opponent

(belt is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Definition 9: fasten with a belt - [verb of contact]

Samples where belt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • belt your trousers

(belt is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 10: sing loudly and forcefully - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for belt in the sense of this definition

(belt is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

More words

Another word for belshazzar

Another word for belsen

Another word for belowground

Another word for below the belt

Another word for below

Another word for belt along

Another word for belt ammunition

Another word for belt bag

Another word for belt buckle

Another word for belt down


Other word for belt down

belt down meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce belt down