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Bolt

Definition

[n] a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
[n] the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
[n] a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
[n] the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
[n] a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
[n] a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
[n] a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
[adv] in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "ge sat bolt upright"
[adv] (informal) directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
[v] make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric"
[v] eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!"
[v] swallow hastily
[v] secure or lock with a bolt; "bolt the door"
[v] move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"
[v] 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"
[v] run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

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Antonyms

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