Pronunciation of Bolt
/bˈə͡ʊlt/, /bˈəʊlt/, /b_ˈəʊ_l_t/
Synonyms for bolt:
englut, make off with, flight, chomp, make away with, escape, wing-nut, hightail, lock up, engorge, grovel, dowel, hotfoot, break away, skedaddle, sieve, keyhole, hyperventilate, stabilize, lightning, runaway, swathe, peck at, spoon, combination lock, hasten, munch, ingurgitate, washer, pick at, swatch, champ, arrowhead, close off, dead bolt, shut up, heartily, blench, snarf, eat, board up, scram, throw off, elude, mortise lock, break for, tuck in, tuck into, shake, butterfly nut, choke down, festinate.
deadlock, padlock, nail up, zoom, get away, blanch, diet, lose, wolf, remnant, block off, dive in, cannibalize, snack, rush, lock out, fall on, nut, part, bow, dart, lockdown, sift, streak, bounce, scoot, force down, flit, whisk, rocket, cork, bustle, wall up, demolish, highball, width, break out.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
flit, keyhole, fleet, bustle, festinate, sail, nip, rush, whirl, hustle, highball, hurry, whisk, shoot, rocket, dead bolt, haste, dart, whiz, combination lock, bucket, fly, tear, deadlock, scoot, hasten, zoom, rip.
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
flash; projectile (noun)
dart, thunderbolt, arrow, shaft.
bolt of lightning, thunderbolt.
eat very fast (verb)
fasten securely (verb)
run quickly away (verb)
Usage examples for bolt:
- And before the year ended Harlson had the Ninth Ward so that it couldn't bolt him under any ordinary circumstances. - "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
- The sick ones can't bolt it. - "Strange True Stories of Louisiana", George Washington Cable.
- Genevieve made a move as if to bolt the door, but I checked her with a gesture. - "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.