Synonyms of 'backbone'

arm, athletic supporter, back, backing, bandeau, bearer, bottom, bra, brace, bracer, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, corset, courage, determination, fortitude, foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, heart, mainstay, maintainer, mast, moxie, neck, nerve, pillar, pith, pluck, prop, rachis, reinforce, reinforcement, resoluteness, resolution, rest, rigging, sand, shoulder, shroud, spirit, sprit, spunk, stability, staff, stave, stay, stick, strength, support, supporter, will, vertebral column, stamina, spine, resolve, mettle, jockstrap, jock, intestinal fortitude, hardihood, grit, crutch, crook, chutzpah, cervix, bracket, alpenstock