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Related / Similar Words: dash, deadbolt, thunderbolt, bolt of lightning, gobble, run off, run out, bolt out, beetle off, abscond, absquatulate, decamp, go off, rigidly, stiffly, bang, slap, slapdash, smack

 

Definition:
  • a sudden abandonment (as from a political party);
  • the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door";
  • a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener;
  • the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key;
  • a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech;
  • a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length;
  • a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder;
  • make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric";
  • eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don''t bolt your food!";
  • swallow hastily;
  • secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door";
  • move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat";
  • leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out";
  • run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along;
  • in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "ge sat bolt upright";
  • directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her";

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    See Also: garbage down, gobble up, shovel in, bolt down

     

    Hyponyms: carriage bolt, expansion bolt, kingbolt, kingpin, swivel pin, machine bolt, stove bolt, safety bolt, safety lock, levant

     

    Pertainyms: rigid, stiff

     

    Part Meronyms: nut and bolt, lock, rifle

     

    Derivational Morphology: abscond, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, gobbler, deadbolt, abscondment, decampment, absconder

     

    Anagrams: blot

     

     
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