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Synonyms for sandsænd; Fr. sɑ̃d, sɑ̃

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sand(noun)

    a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

    grit, moxie, gumption, backbone, guts

  2. Sand, George Sand, Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness Dudevant(noun)

    French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)

    grit, moxie, gumption, backbone, guts

  3. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption(verb)

    fortitude and determination

    "he didn't have the guts to try it"

    mainstay, good sense, lynchpin, grit, mother wit, spine, sand, gritrock, horse sense, gritstone, spinal column, keystone, common sense, linchpin, back, backbone, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column, sense

  4. sandpaper, sand(verb)

    rub with sandpaper

    "sandpaper the wooden surface"

    sandpaper, sand

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sand(n.)

    gravel, small pebbles

  2. sand(v. a.)

    cover or sprinkle with sand

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

sable, sands, sandy, sha, arena, sandstorm, sables, ostrich, berm, grit

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