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Synonyms for sand
sænd; Fr. sɑ̃d, sɑ̃sand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sandnoun

    a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

    grit, moxie, gumption, backbone, guts

  2. Sand, George Sand, Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness Dudevantnoun

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

    grit, moxie, gumption, backbone, guts

  3. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumptionverb

    fortitude and determination

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

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

  4. sandpaper, sandverb

    rub with sandpaper

    "sandpaper the wooden surface"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sandnoun

    gravel, small pebbles

  2. sandverb

    cover or sprinkle with sand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sandnoun

    sandy soil, quicksand, syrtis, arena (Med.)

    Associated words:
    dune, downs, arenicolous, burst, sabulosity (sandiness), psammophilous, ammophilous, medano, eschar, os, kame, arenarious

  2. sandnoun

    (Slang) grit, pluck, nerve, courage, fearlessness, audacity, spirit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sand":

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

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  1. The State Department official:

    Ultimately no matter how much sand China piles on top of a submerged reef or shoal ... it is not enhancing its territorial claim. You can't build sovereignty, he (Kerry) will leave his Chinese interlocutors in absolutely no doubt that the United States remains committed to maintaining freedom of navigation and to exercise our legitimate rights as pertaining to over flight and movement on the high seas.

  2. Xander Schauffele:

    My mind was telling me to hit a good drive and then use your sand wedge or lob wedge in there and make birdie, to sit there and watch what happened was a bit of a shock, obviously. I really had to try and focus on the task at hand.

  3. Donald Trump:

    We went from mistakes in Iraq to Egypt to Libya to President Obama’s line in the sand in Syria.

  4. The WW partner:

    [ Parents ] need to create reasonable boundaries [ and ] draw some lines in the sand so that [ children ] can test them.

  5. Anthony Liccione:

    She stared at me, like day stares at an hourglass and night, the sand trickling through time; the sea disappearing to eyes in the dark. But I hear her waves coming in, as she whispers one last chance goodbye.

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