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Is belt a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word belt is a Scrabble US word. The word belt is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

B3E1L1T1

Is belt a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word belt is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

B3E1L1T1

Is belt a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word belt is a Words With Friends word. The word belt is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Belt

You can make 12 words from 'belt' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'belt'

BELT 6BLET 6

3 letters words from 'belt'

BEL 5BET 5
ELT 3LET 3
TEL 3 

2 letters words from 'belt'

BE 4EL 2
ET 2TE 2

All 4 letters words made out of belt

belt eblt blet lbet elbt lebt betl ebtl btel tbel etbl tebl blte lbte btle tble ltbe tlbe eltb letb etlb telb lteb tleb

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word belt. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in belt.

Definitions and meaning of belt

belt

Etymology

From Middle English belt, from Old English belt (belt, girdle), from Proto-Germanic *baltijaz (girdle, belt), from Latin balteus (belt, sword-belt), of Etruscan origin. Cognate with Scots belt (belt), Dutch belt, German Balz (belt), Danish bælte (belt), Swedish bälte (belt, cincture, girdle, zone) and Icelandic belti (belt).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɛlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

Noun

belt (plural belts)

  1. 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.
  2. A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt.
  3. A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power.
  4. Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe.
  5. A trophy in the shape of a belt, generally awarded for martial arts.
  6. (astronomy) A collection of rocky-constituted bodies (such as asteroids) which orbit a star.
  7. (astronomy) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
  8. A powerful blow, often made with a fist or heavy object.
  9. A quick drink of liquor.
  10. (usually capitalized) A geographical region known for a particular product, feature or demographic (Corn Belt, Bible Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt).
  11. (baseball) The part of the strike zone at the height of the batter's waist.
  12. (weaponry) A device that holds and feeds cartridges into a belt-fed weapon
  13. (music) Vocal tone produced by singing with chest voice above the break (or passaggio), in a range typically sung in head voice.


Synonyms

  • (band worn around waist): girdle, waistband, sash, strap
  • (band used as safety restraint): restraint, safety belt, seat belt
  • (powerful blow): blow, punch, sock, wallop
  • (quick drink of liquor): dram, nip

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: belt
  • Assamese: বেল্ট (belto)
  • Bengali: বেল্ট (belṭ)
  • Dutch: belt
  • Hindi: बेल्ट (belṭ)
  • Irish: beilt
  • Japanese: ベルト (beruto)
  • Oriya: ବେଲ୍ଟ୍ (belṭ)
  • Urdu: بیلٹ(belṭ)
  • Welsh: belt

Translations

Verb

belt (third-person singular simple present belts, present participle belting, simple past and past participle belted)

  1. (transitive) To encircle.
  2. (transitive) To fasten a belt on.
  3. (transitive) To invest (a person) with a belt as part of a formal ceremony such as knighthood.
  4. (transitive) To hit with a belt.
  5. (transitive, normally belt out) To scream or sing in a loud manner.
  6. (transitive) To drink quickly, often in gulps.
  7. (transitive, slang) To hit someone or something.
  8. (transitive, baseball) To hit a pitched ball a long distance, usually for a home run.
  9. (intransitive) To move very fast.

Synonyms

  • (to encircle): circle, girdle, surround
  • (to fasten a belt): buckle, fasten, strap
  • (to hit with a belt): strap, whip
  • (to drink quickly): gulp, pound, slurp
  • (to hit someone or something): bash, clobber, smack, wallop
  • (to move quickly): book, speed, whiz, zoom

Derived terms

  • belted l
  • belt out
  • belt up
  • beltloop

Translations

Anagrams

  • blet

Afrikaans

Etymology

Borrowed from English belt.

Noun

belt (plural belde)

  1. A belt (garment).

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɛlt/
  • Hyphenation: belt
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

Etymology 1

A variant of bult.

Noun

belt m or f (plural belten, diminutive beltje n)

  1. (archaic) A heap, hill
  2. A dumpsite, notably for waste products.
Derived terms
  • asbelt
  • afvalbelt
  • beltmolen
  • gifbelt
  • vuilnisbelt
  • zandbelt

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English belt.

Noun

belt m (plural belten, diminutive beltje n)

  1. (Suriname) (clothing) A belt.
Synonyms
  • riem, broeksriem, gordel

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

belt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of bellen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of bellen

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic بَلَد(balad).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛlt/

Noun

belt f (plural bliet)

  1. A city, town.

Related terms


Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *baltijaz. Cognate with Old High German balz, Old Norse belti.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /belt/, [beɫt]

Noun

belt m (nominative plural beltas)

  1. A belt.

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: belt
    • English: belt (see there for further descendants)
    • Scots: belt

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to thrash with a belt.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)