Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. sand

noun. ['ˈsænd'] a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • dirt
  • beach
  • Si
  • concrete
  • tongue
  • atomic number 14
  • sandbar
  • silicon
  • sand bar
  • soil

Antonyms

  • intangible
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • uncover

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Sand

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

How do you pronounce sand?

Pronounce sand as sænd.

US - How to pronounce sand in American English

UK - How to pronounce sand in British English

Example sentences of the word sand


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once you remove the excess rocks and minerals you will get down to the black sand and gold.

Quotes containing the word sand


1. Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
- Peter Hammill

2. To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
- William Blake, Auguries of Innocence

3. Grover was sniffing the wind, looking nervous. He fished out his acorns and threw them into the sand, then played his pipes. They rearranged themselves in a pattern that made no sense to me, but Grover looked concerned. "That's us,"he said. "Those five nuts right there.""Which one is me?"I asked. "The little deformed one,"Zoe suggested. "Oh, shut up.
- Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

2. rough-sand

verb. sand roughly.

Synonyms

  • sand

3. sand-blind

adjective. having greatly reduced vision.

Synonyms

  • blind
  • visually challenged
  • near-blind
  • purblind
  • dim-sighted
  • unsighted

Antonyms

  • perceptive
  • rational
  • brighten
  • discerning

4. sand

verb. ['ˈsænd'] rub with sandpaper.

Synonyms

  • smoothen
  • smooth
  • rough-sand

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • clean
  • cowardice
  • uglify

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sand

noun. ['ˈsænd'] fortitude and determination.

Synonyms

  • guts
  • backbone
  • moxie
  • fortitude
  • grit

Antonyms

  • improved
  • abstract
  • impractical
  • unreal

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Sand

noun. French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876).

Synonyms

  • Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin
  • Baroness Dudevant
Synonym.com