Backbone synonyms

băk'bōn'
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A sharp process of bone
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Plural form of vertebra; the bones that make up the spinal column.
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The series of joined vertebrae forming the axial support for the skeleton; spine; backbone
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A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking.
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The pattern of behavior or personality found in an individual or group; moral constitution
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The quality of a confident character not to be afraid or intimidated easily but without being incautious or inconsiderate.
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Of evidence, that it indicates or leads to the admissibility of other evidence; a nonprofit organization created to fund or promote charitable causes.
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A measure of relative coarseness of an abrasive material such as sandpaper.
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Plural form of gut
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A person esteemed or admired as lovable, loyal, or courageous:
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The definition of a mainstay is something that is depended on, or something that is necessary.
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The nervous system regarded as indicating health, emotional stability, endurance, etc.
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(Ornithology) The central shaft of a feather.
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An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
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(Countable, UK, Australia, New Zealand, slang) An attractive person (normally male).
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Resistance to fatigue, illness, hardship, etc.; endurance
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Financial or other help.
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The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, - usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.
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Energy and enthusiasm
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The state or quality of being spineless; cowardice.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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The state or character of being powerless; absence or lack of power.
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The quality or degree of being inept.
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(Anatomy) The series of vertebrae that protect the spinal cord; the spinal column.
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Aggressive energy; initiative:
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Sand is defined as small, loose, gritty particles of rock, or an area with these small particles.
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The definition of gumption is determination and courage.
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The part of something that goes last.
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The definition of an anchor is a weight dropped into the water to stop the movement of a boat or other floating object.
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(Architecture) The central wedge-shaped stone of an arch that locks its parts together.
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A pin that goes through the end of an axle outside the wheel to keep the wheel from coming off
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A pin inserted through holes at the end of an axle, so as to secure a wheel
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The definition of fortitude is having strong will in the face of danger or pain.
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A resolute quality of mind
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The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.
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Find another word for backbone. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for backbone, like: spine, vertebrae, spinal-column, chine, character, courage, foundation, grit, guts, heart and mainstay.