Synonyms of grit in English:

grit


See US English definition of grit

See UK English definition of grit

See Spanish definition of polvo

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’

SYNONYMS
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
informal gumption, guts, spunk
British informal bottle
vulgar slang balls

verb

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

SYNONYMS
clench, clamp together, press together, shut tightly
grate, grind, gnash, scrape, rasp