Meaning of “bolt” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /bəʊlt/

to fasten two things together with a bolt:

The seats in the cinema were bolted to the floor.

to lock a door or window with a bolt:

I bolted the door before going to bed.
bolt down/out/through, etc

to move suddenly and quickly:

The cat bolted out of the door when it saw the dog.
EAT also bolt down

to eat something very quickly

(Definition of “bolt verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)