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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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How to use sand in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Meide:

    The wood is in really good shape, the sand kept it covered from air and sun.

  2. Kristy Morgan:

    I hope it's going to slow down, all I know is they have been working around the clock doing sand-bagging.

  3. Tom Iannucci:

    Where we're standing right now looked like an Olympic-sized swimming pool made out of sand, they'd have the backhoe scrape away a foot or two, and then a bunch of the agents would jump in and dig around for a bit.

  4. Peter Horning:

    I'm so sick of sliding around on the snow and ice, it's way worse than running on beach sand. It's exhausting. Every three steps count for seven.

  5. Francis Egan:

    We have in effect increased the concentration of the fluid so essentially there is more sand and less water, we may still have events reaching the 0.5 limit but hopefully not as many.

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