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English noun: belt

1. belt (artifact) endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys


Broader (hypernym)loop


Narrower (hyponym)band, caterpillar track, caterpillar tread, conveyer, conveyer belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, driving belt, fan belt, track, transporter


Substance holonymbelting

2. belt (artifact) a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)


Broader (hypernym)accessory, accouterment, accoutrement


Narrower (hyponym)baldric, baldrick, cartridge belt, holster, life belt, money belt, safety belt, safety harness, Sam Browne belt


Part holonymbelt buckle


Substance holonymbelting

3. belt (location) an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found


SamplesA belt of high pressure.


Broader (hypernym)part, region


Narrower (hyponym)asteroid belt, greenbelt, greenway


Instance hyponymBible Belt, Corn Belt, Van Allen belt

4. belt (event) a vigorous blow


SamplesThe sudden knock floored him.
He took a bash right in his face.
He got a bang on the head.


Synonymsbang, bash, knock, smash


Broader (hypernym)blow, bump

5. belt (object) a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)


Synonymsswath


Broader (hypernym)course, path, track

6. belt (artifact) ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun


Synonymsbelt ammunition, belted ammunition


Broader (hypernym)ammo, ammunition

7. belt (act) the act of hitting vigorously


SamplesHe gave the table a whack.


Synonymsknock, rap, whack, whang


Broader (hypernym)blow


English verb: belt

1. belt (creation) sing loudly and forcefully


Synonymsbelt out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sing

2. belt (contact) deliver a blow to


SamplesHe belted his opponent.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to belt his opponent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hit

3. belt (contact) fasten with a belt


SamplesBelt your trousers.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Antonymsunbelt









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