Textual thesaurus for "bolt"

(adv) stiffly, rigidly

in a rigid manner

the body was rigidly erect; he sat bolt upright

(adv) slap, slapdash, smack, bang


he ran bang into the pole; ran slap into her

(noun) dash

the act of moving with great haste

he made a dash for the door

(noun) deadbolt

the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key

(noun) thunderbolt, bolt of lightning

a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder

(verb) gobble

eat hastily without proper chewing

Don't bolt your food!

(verb) run off, run out, beetle off, bolt out

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

(verb) run off, make off, decamp, go off, abscond, absquatulate

run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

The thief made off with our silver; the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe