What does grit

grit (English)

Part of speech: noun

Hyphenation:
grit, Plural: grits
Word meaning / definition:
1) abrasion
2) fine gravel, coarse sand
3) grit
4) split
5) grit, grit
6) Strength of character, firmness of character, stamina
Synonyms:
6) fortitude, indomitable spirit
Derived words:
grit blasting

Translations

  • German: 1) abrasion; 2) fine gravel, coarse sand; 3) grit; 4) split; 5) grit, grit; 6) Strength of character, firmness of character, stamina

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in English:

Scientists from Finland have conducted a study on over 2,000 twelve to 16 year old and found that the combination of grit and interest is what results in academic success.
Mail Online, April 12, 2019

Steve Bruce will use his Geordie grit to battle through the storm into which he has been thrust after accepting the hotseat at Newcastle.
Independent.ie, August 16, 2019

We salute the grit and value of those who defended India, and record our everlasting debt to those who never returned. Jai Hind, "President Kovind tweeted.
The Times of India, July 26, 2019

Many local authorities have continued to grit roads as the yellow snow and ice weather warning remains in place until Saturday.
RTE, January 31, 2019

Known as "Terrible Ted" for his competitiveness and grit on the ice, Ted Lindsay helped the Detroit Red Wings win four Stanley Cups and was instrumental in the formation of the first NHL players' union.
CBC, March 04, 2019

West Indies skipper Jason Holder bemoaned his team's lack of grit in the second test against England and felt their tentative batting allowed their opponents to level the series on Monday.
The Times of India, July 21, 2020

Mira Sorvino is teaching her children the importance of having grit amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Female First, September 12, 2020

The grit and perseverance I first honed on studio soundstages serves me well and these are also the qualities I look for in the founders I back.
TechCrunch, January 30, 2020

It's a celebration of the tenacity, work ethic, faith and entrepreneurial grit of black Americans.
Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2020

John Klingberg was originally credited with the winning goal that eventually went to Alexander Radulov, but it was the sandpaper grit of Joe Pavelski and an onslaught of shots that got the job done for the Dallas Stars Sunday.
CBC, August 17, 2020

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "grit":

gravel:… Fine gravel, coarse gravel, aufkiesen loam gravel, pebbles Translations English: 1) gravel, grit, 2) gritstone, 3) bread, dough French: 1) grès grossier…

gritted: gritted (English) part of speech: conjugated form Grammatical features: simple past of the verb grit Part of speech: participle II Grammatical features: past participle ...

gritting: gritting (English) Part of Speech: Participle I Grammatical characteristics: Present participle of the verb grit

grits: grits (English) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: grits Grammatical characteristics: Plural of the noun grit

Sand trap: ventilated sand trap Word formations: sand trap basin, sand trap blower, sand trap material, sand trap scraper, sand trap channel, sand trap fence Translations English: 1) grit chamber French: 1) dessableur (male) Spanish: 1) desarenador (male)


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gritais (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | is Grammatical features: 2nd person plural ...

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gritando (Portuguese) Part of Speech: Conjugated Form Hyphenation: gri | tan | do Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ɡɾiˈtɐ̃du]…

gritar (Portuguese) Part of Speech: Verb Conjugations: Hyphenation: gri | tar Pronunciation / Accentuation: IPA: [ɡɾi.ˈtaɾ]…

gritara (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | ra Grammatical features: 1st person singular ...

gritaram (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | ram Grammatical features: 3rd person plural ...

gritaras (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | ras Grammatical features: 2nd person singular ...

gritardes (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | tar | des Grammatical features: 2nd person plural future tense ...

gritarei (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | rei Grammatical features: 1st person singular ...

gritareis (Portuguese) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: gri | ta | re | is Grammatical features: 2nd person plural ...