Synonyms of spine in English:

spine


See definition of spine

noun

1‘the teenager injured his spine playing rugby’

SYNONYMS
backbone, spinal column, vertebral column, vertebrae
back
technical dorsum, rachis

2‘players of very high quality who will form the spine of our side’

SYNONYMS
mainstay, backbone, cornerstone, foundation, basis

3‘he has shown a great deal of spine this year’

SYNONYMS
strength of character, strength of will, firmness of purpose, firmness, resolution, resolve, determination, fortitude, mettle, moral fibre, backbone, steel, nerve, spirit, pluck, pluckiness, courage, courageousness, bravery, braveness, valour, manliness
informal guts, grit, spunk
British informal bottle
vulgar slang balls
ANTONYMS

weakness

4‘the spines of a hedgehog’

SYNONYMS
needle, quill, bristle, barb, spike, prickle
thorn
technical spicule, spicula, spiculum, spinule