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Synonyms for belt

Synonyms for belt

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

to encircle with or as if with a band

to take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

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endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys

an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found

a vigorous blow

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a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

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

the act of hitting vigorously

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sing loudly and forcefully

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deliver a blow to

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fasten with a belt

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References in classic literature ?
The anger of a wild animal was in his eyes; but he saw the white man's hand dropping to the pistol in his belt.
Tom flung off his jacket and trousers, turned a suspender into a belt, raked away some brush behind the rotten log, dis- closing a rude bow and arrow, a lath sword and a tin trumpet, and in a moment had seized these things and bounded away, barelegged, with fluttering shirt.
He bore, like his companion, a scrip, attached to his belt, but had neither horn nor knife, being probably considered as belonging to a class whom it is esteemed dangerous to intrust with edge-tools.
The Herd-boy returned to his sheep, and took off the invisible belt which he hid carefully in his bag.
He examined himself to see if advantage had been taken of his sleep, and having found his diamond ring on his finger, his purse in his pocket, and his pistols in his belt, he rose, paid for his bottle, and went out to try if he could have any better luck in his search after his lackey than he had had the night before.
Why the triple-dashed asterisks did ye not let me belt him'?
But Menelaus reassured him and said, "Take heart, and do not alarm the people; the arrow has not struck me in a mortal part, for my outer belt of burnished metal first stayed it, and under this my cuirass and the belt of mail which the bronze-smiths made me.
Before he pulled up he fastened the belt round him, and with deep delight heard the tip of the sheath click on the thwart.
I don't know what it means, unless it be an earl that wears a belt instead of braces.
His belt was full of daggers and poniards, a huge sword on his hip, a rusted cross-bow at his left, and a vast jug of wine in front of him, without reckoning on his right, a fat wench with her bosom uncovered.
Yes, be sure of it; for every time that that confounded belt of mine stuck fast to my back, it always signified a punishment from M.
But the second time I went to the Land of Oz I owned the Nome King's Magic Belt, which is much more powerful than were the Silver Shoes.
Every little while I want to do something magical, and find I can't because the Belt is gone.
If I had my Magic Belt," replied Dorothy, thoughtfully, "it could do us a lot of good just now.
That belt is too tight; unfasten it, then you can take a long breath without panting so.