Bolt and Run


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Bolt verb – To proceed or move quickly.
Usage example: the cat bolted for the food dish the minute he spied it

Run is a synonym for bolt in dash topic. In some cases you can use "Run" instead the word "Bolt" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like activity, approach, move.
Nearby Words: bolted, bolter, bolting
Synonyms for Bolt


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Run verb – To go at a pace faster than a walk.
Usage example: we ran all the way to the bus stop, but still missed the bus

Bolt is a synonym for run in flee topic. You can use "Bolt" instead the word "Run" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as approach, move, race, sprint.
Nearby Word: running
Synonyms for Run

How words are described

long long bolt long run
particular particular bolt particular run
normal normal bolt normal run
typical typical bolt typical run
Other adjectives: original, straight, single, small, actual, real, big, little, bad, famous, new, next, last.

Common collocations

bit bolt bit run bit

Both words in one sentence

  • Narm / Star Wars Similar to that, the blaster bolt and Poe being held in place while two stormtroopers run into frame and beat him up, all in one static shot resembles a Monty Python skit instead of Star Wars.
  • Old Cop, Young Cop Detectives Clemons and Bolt from Rucka and Checchetto's run on The Punisher have more than a few similarities with Somerset and Mills.
  • Recursive Canon The series finale of Sonic for Hire has Sonic getting a bolt of inspiration and starting to run backwards through the series' locations.
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Run and Bolt. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 25, from
Bolt & Run. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 May. 2022. <>.
Run or Bolt. 2016. Accessed May 25, 2022.

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