Antonyms
Etymology

1. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] secure or lock with a bolt.

Antonyms

  • unlock

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Bolt

  • revolt
  • picoult
  • stolte
  • stolt
  • stoldt
  • schmoldt
  • woldt
  • volt
  • solt
  • rolt
  • nolte
  • nolt
  • molt
  • jolt
  • holte
  • holt
  • hohlt
  • colt
  • boldt
  • oldt

How do you pronounce bolt?

Pronounce bolt as boʊlt.

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Sentences with bolt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tighten the bolt just enough to hold it in place.

2. Verb, base form
Put a new one in, hook up the hoses and bolt it in with the wrench.

Quotes about bolt


1. Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
- Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

2. A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

3. I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door."( A Boy in France : Saturday Evening Post CCXVII, March 31, 1945)
- J.D. Salinger

2. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] move or jump suddenly.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

3. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder.

Synonyms

  • bolt of lightning
  • thunderbolt

Antonyms

  • work time
  • take office
  • act

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

4. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] swallow hastily.

Synonyms

  • get down

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • delay

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

5. bolt

adverb. ['ˈboʊlt'] in a rigid manner.

Synonyms

  • rigidly

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • undock

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

6. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key.

Synonyms

  • safety lock
  • bar
  • deadbolt
  • safety bolt

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • disinherit
  • be born
  • log in

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

7. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech.

Synonyms

  • bar

Antonyms

  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

8. bolt

noun. ['ˈboʊlt'] the act of moving with great haste.

Synonyms

  • rush
  • haste
  • rushing
  • hurry

Antonyms

  • start
  • go on
  • stay in place
  • increase

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

9. bolt

adverb. ['ˈboʊlt'] directly.

Synonyms

  • bang
  • slap
  • smack

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)

10. bolt

verb. ['ˈboʊlt'] eat hastily without proper chewing.

Synonyms

  • gobble

Antonyms

  • materialize
  • materialise

Etymology

  • bulten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buleter (Anglo-Norman)
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