Meaning of GRIT in English

GRIT

■ noun

1》 small loose particles of stone or sand.

2》 (also ~stone ) a coarse sandstone.

3》 courage and determination.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ting , ~ted )

1》 spread ~ on (an icy road).

2》 move with or make a grating sound.

Phrases

~ one's teeth clench one's teeth, especially when faced with something unpleasant.

↘resolve to do something difficult.

Derivatives

~ter noun

Origin

OE grēot , of Gmc origin; related to groats .

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