Bolt and Bar


Bolt noun - The part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key.

Bar is a synonym for bolt in lock topic. In some cases you can use "Bar" instead the word "Bolt" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like fastener, pin, fasten securely.

Nearby Words: bolted, bolter, bolting


Bar verb - To disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point.
Usage example: the bikeway was barred by a huge fallen tree

Bolt is a synonym for bar in secure topic. You can use "Bolt" instead the word "Bar" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as lock, fastener, pin.

Nearby Word: barroom

How words are described

long long bolt long bar
particular particular bolt particular bar
usual usual bolt usual bar
green green bolt green bar
Other adjectives: straight, single, small, actual, real, massive, large, huge, little, bad, famous, new, traditional, yellow, extra, random, last, giant, red, aforementioned.

Common collocations

door bolt door bar door
doors bolt doors bar doors
Cite this Source
Bar and Bolt. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 18, from
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Bar or Bolt. 2016. Accessed August 18, 2022.
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