- A band worn around the waist to hold clothing to one's body (usually pants), hold weapons (such as a gun or sword), or serve as a decorative piece of clothing.
- As part of the act, the fat clown's broke, causing his pants to fall down.
- A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt.
- Keep your fastened; this is going to be quite a bumpy ride.
- A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power.
- The motor had a single that snaked its way back and forth around a variety of wheels.
- A powerful blow, often made with a fist.
- After the bouncer gave him a solid to the gut, Simon had suddenly had enough of barfighting.
- (usually capitalized) A geographical region known for a particular product or feature (Corn Belt, Bible Belt).
- (transitive) To encircle.
Etymology: Old English belt
- The small town was belted by cornfields in all directions.
- (transitive) To fasten a belt.
- Edgar belted himself in and turned the car's ignition.
- The rotund man had difficulting belting his pants, and generally wore suspenders to avoid the issue.
- (transitive) To hit with a belt.
- The child was remanded to state custody when the lacerations on her back where her parents had belted her in punishment were revealed.
- (transitive) To sing in a loud manner.
- He belted out the national anthem.
- (transitive) To drink quickly, often in gulps.
- He belted down a shot of whisky.
- (context, transitive, slang) To hit someone or something.
- The angry player belted the official across the face, and as a result was ejected from the game.
- (intransitive) To move very fast
- He was really belting along.
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