Synonyms of grit in English:

grit


See definition of grit

noun

1‘the grit from the paths got into her sandals’

SYNONYMS

gravel, pebbles, stones, shingle, sand, dust, dirt

2‘I'm very impressed by your grit’

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courage, courageousness, bravery, pluck, mettle, mettlesomeness, backbone, spirit, strength of character, strength of will, moral fibre, steel, nerve, gameness, valour, fortitude, toughness, hardiness, resolve, determination, resolution

stamina, doggedness, tenacity, perseverance, endurance

gumption, guts, spunk

British bottle

vulgar slang balls


verb

1‘Gina gritted her teeth to keep her temper under control’

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clench, clamp together, press together, shut tightly

grate, grind, gnash, scrape, rasp

Variant spelling grit one's teeth