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Synonyms for grit
grɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grit, gritrock, gritstone(noun)

    a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

    Synonyms:
    gumption, 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"

    Synonyms:
    mainstay, good sense, lynchpin, 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.)

    Synonyms:
    bran

  2. grit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sand, gravel, small pebbles

  3. grit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gritstone, gritrock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grit(n)

    Synonyms:
    firmness, resolution, courage, fortitude, spirit, determination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gravel, cran, spunk, grain, sand

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How to use grit in a sentence?

  1. Prashant Agarwal:

    Do you know greatness is not an inborn talent? Yes, It is not an inborn talent, people are not born with all those virtues which made them great. It only comes from inner desire, grit, and determination to accomplish extraordinary things, which makes them great. It commences from setting a goal, chalking out plans for its fulfillment, and giving your best to attain and last but not the least, is your belief and your optimistic nature. You can’t achieve success overnight. So, never be afraid of taking risks and embracing failure. You have to pour loads of effort and incessant hard work to reach a stage you would have always dreamt of. Our history is profused with a plethora of instances of great men and women who inspire us to touch the sky. Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Thomas Edison, and many others have proved that you can do anything you put your mind to and become great.

  2. Maha Yahya:

    What is very frustrating for many is that there doesn't seem to be a horizon. It's not like we have a plan - that we can grit our teeth and bear it for the next six months - and everything will be okay.

  3. Nan Whaley:

    Dayton has been through a lot already this year, and I continue to be amazed by the grit and resiliency of our community.

  4. Steve Daines:

    We are at a pivotal time in our great nations history, we have shown the world time and time again the genius of American ingenuity and the grit of American determination. However, a radical, socialist, far-left movement is growing across this country. And it has taken root as the new voice of the Democratic Party.

  5. Simone Biles:

    So many things I love about you. Your energy lights up an entire room. you're a true gentleman and you always put others first, your mindset, grit and your passion for greatness.


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