belt-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: sing loudly and forcefully

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] BELT (out) NP2[theme] (PP[beneficiary])

And it's only head voice for the high notes, hardly super chest belting.
"Whoa, we're half way there," the singer belted.
Pink dangled upside down from the rafters as she belted out "Sober".
As she belted out the song completely off tune, they began to laugh.
Denis feels the vibe as he belts out one of his favourite Christmas carols.
He belted out a tune for the folks.
He was put back in his crate and belted a tune for us.

VerbNet: performance-26.7-1
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: belt.01,belt.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
belt_out 1

Sense Number 2: deliver a blow to, (as if) with a belt

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] BELT NP2[patient] (PP[instrument|manner]) May be metaphorical.

He belted his opponent.
A split second before he was belted, Crompton unloaded a pass to Williams.
"The banks are getting belted," he said.
Srikkanth belted the opposition in the first 15 overs during his playing days.
Kristen Welch belted the opposition with some great tube riding.
He belted his son with the same backhand blow he had shown the serf.
Inland regions were belted with wet snow, while rain, slush socked the shoreline.

VerbNet: spank-18.3
FrameNet: Cause_harm
PropBank: belt.02

Sense Number 3: fasten with a belt

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] BELT NP2[theme] (PP[instrument]) NP1[agent[animate]] BELT NP2[theme1] PP[theme2] (PP[instrument])

She belted the sword to her waist.
Antek belted his coat with a strap.
The waist is belted with a matching suede sash.
She belted the robe with finality, flicking her heavy hair behind a shoulder.
Please explain why my dad belts his pants higher than his belly button.

VerbNet: tape-22.4
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: belt.03