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Synonyms for gritgrɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grit, gritrock, gritstone(noun)

    a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

    gumption, grit, gritstone, guts, backbone, sand, moxie, gritrock

  2. 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

  3. grit(verb)

    cover with a grit

    "grit roads"

  4. grit(verb)

    clench together

    "grit one's teeth"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grit(n.)


  2. grit(n.)

    sand, gravel, small pebbles

  3. grit(n.)

    gritstone, gritrock

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

gravel, cran, spunk, grain, sand

Translations for grit

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • odhodlanost, vytrvalostCzech
  • graeanuWelsh
  • Streumittel, Schneid, Schrot, Streugut, Grieß, knirschen, Schotter, Körnung, Ballaststoff, Streu, Split, Hafergraupen, Korn, Mut, knarren, SplittGerman
  • knariEsperanto
  • avena pelada, grano, mote de avena, arenaSpanish
  • puru, kivipöly, kauraryyni, hammas, narskutella, sisu, peittää, purra, karkeus, sisukkuus, metallipuru, pölyFinnish
  • cran, gravillon, grincerFrench
  • grinta, avena mondataItalian
  • knarsenDutch
  • scrâșniRomanian

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