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

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

  • he didn't have the guts to try it

Synonyms for sand in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 2: French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sand in the sense of this definition

(sand is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 3: a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral - [noun denoting substance]

(sand is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

(sand is made of the substance ...) a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors

(... is made of the substance sand) an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake

(... is made of the substance sand) a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down

(... is made of the substance sand) a bar of sand

(... is made of the substance sand) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

(... is made of the substance sand) a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

Definition 4: rub with sandpaper - [verb of contact]

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

  • sandpaper the wooden surface

Synonyms for sand in the sense of this definition

(sand is a kind of ...) make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

"smooth the surface of the wood"

(... is a kind of sand ) sand roughly

"rough-sand the door before painting it"

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