Synonyms for grit

Synonyms for (noun) grit

Synonyms: gumption, guts, grit, sand, moxie, backbone

Definition: fortitude and determination

Usage: he didn't have the guts to try it

Similar words: fortitude

Definition: strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage

Synonyms: grit, gritrock, gritstone

Definition: a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

Similar words: sandstone

Definition: a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)

Synonyms for (verb) grit

Synonyms: grit

Definition: clench together

Usage: grit one's teeth

Similar words: clench

Definition: squeeze together tightly

Usage: clench one's jaw

Synonyms: grit

Definition: cover with a grit

Usage: grit roads

Similar words: surface, coat

Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

Usage: coat the cake with chocolate

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