English Thesaurus
(noun) 
Definition
a band of leather or cloth worn around the waist
He wore a belt with a large brass buckle.
Synonyms
waistband
, ,
strap
Nancy gripped the strap of her beach bag.
,
sash
She wore a white dress with a thin blue sash.
,
girdle
These muscles hold in the waist like an invisible girdle.
, ,
cummerbund
,
ceinture
,
cincture
(noun) 
Definition
a band of flexible material between rotating shafts or pulleys to transfer motion or transmit goods
The turning disc is connected by a drive belt to an electric motor.
Synonyms
conveyor belt
,
band
bands of natural vegetation between strips of crops
, ,
fan belt
,
drive belt
(noun) 
Definition
an area where a specific thing is found
a belt of trees
Synonyms
zone
The area has been declared a disaster zone.
,
area
the large number of community groups in the area
,
region
a remote mountain region
,
section
Kolonarai is a lovely residential section of Athens.
,
sector
Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
,
district
I drove around the business district.
,
stretch
It's a very dangerous stretch of road.
,
strip
a short boat ride across a narrow strip of water
, ,
patch
the little vegetable patch in her backyard
, ,
tract
A vast tract of land is ready for development.
(noun) 
Definition
a sharp blow
(informal)  He gave me a belt over the head with a scrubbing brush.
Synonyms
blow
He went off to hospital after a blow to the face.
,
knock
He had taken a knock on the head in training.
,
punch
He's asking for a punch on the nose.
,
rap
There was a light rap on the door.
,
smack
I end up shouting at him or giving him a smack.
,
thump
He felt a thump on his shoulder.
,
clout (informal)
I was half tempted to give them a clout myself.
,
whack
He gave the donkey a whack across the back with a stick.
,
swipe (informal)
He gave Andrew a swipe on the ear.
,
wallop (informal)
With a single wallop, Clarke sent him flying.
(verb) 
Definition
to give (someone) a sharp blow
(informal)  Is it true that she belted old George in the stomach?
Synonyms
strike
She took two steps forward and struck him across the mouth.
,
beat
He lost the boxing match and was badly beaten by his opponent.
,
punch
After punching him on the chin, she hit him over the head.
,
deck (slang)
,
bang
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
,
bash (informal)
My mother bashed her shin with a suitcase.
,
sock (slang)
,
smack
She smacked me on the side of the head.
,
thump
He thumped me, nearly knocking me over.
,
clout (informal)
The officer clouted him on the head.
,
whack
Someone whacked him on the head.
,
thud
She ran upstairs, her bare feet thudding on the wood.
,
clobber (slang)
She clobbered him with a vase.
,
wallop (informal)
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
,
thwack
He just thwacked me on the back of the head with a ruler.
,
lay one on (slang)
,
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
(verb) 
Definition
to move very fast
We belted down the street to where the motor was.
Synonyms
rush
Someone inside the building rushed out.
,
run
I excused myself and ran back to the telephone.
,
race
They raced away out of sight.
,
fly
I flew downstairs.
,
speed
The engine noise rises only slightly as I speed along.
, ,
tear
The door flew open and she tore into the room.
, ,
dash
Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.
,
hurry
Claire hurried along the road.
,
barrel (along) (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
,
sprint
He sprinted to the car.
,
bolt
I made some excuse and bolted towards the exit.
,
dart
She darted away through the trees.
,
hasten
She hastened along the landing to her room.

idioms

See below the belt

phrasal verb

See belt something out

Additional synonyms

in the sense of area
Definition
a section, part, or region
the large number of community groups in the area
Synonyms
in the sense of band
bands of natural vegetation between strips of crops
Synonyms
in the sense of bang
Definition
to hit or knock, esp. with a loud noise
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
Synonyms
hit,
belt (informal),
rap,
bash (informal),
clatter,
tonk (informal),
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)

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