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Definition 1: fortitude and determination - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where grit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he didn't have the guts to try it

Synonyms for grit in the sense of this definition

(grit is a kind of ...) strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage

(grit is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for grit in the sense of this definition

(grit is a kind of ...) a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)

Definition 3: clench together - [verb of contact]

Samples where grit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grit one's teeth

(grit is a kind of ...) squeeze together tightly

"clench one's jaw"

Definition 4: cover with a grit - [verb of contact]

Samples where grit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grit roads

(grit is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

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