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Synonyms for nerve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nerve, nervus(noun)

    any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

    Synonyms:
    heart, mettle, boldness, face, cheek, nervus, brass, spunk

  2. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    Synonyms:
    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, spunk, boldness, eye, middle

  3. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek(verb)

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    Synonyms:
    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, brass, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, face, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  4. steel, nerve(verb)

    get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

    Synonyms:
    steel

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nerve

    Synonyms:
    strength, firmness, resolution

    Antonyms:
    nerveless, forceless, feeble, weak, enfeebled, impotent, palsied

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nerve(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strength, power, force

  2. nerve(n.)

    Synonyms:
    courage, pluck, fortitude, firmness, resolution, hardihood, manhood

  3. nerve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, invigorate, fortify, brace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    neurotoxic, nervous, courage, jumpy, neural, nervosa, toupee, audacity, gall, cheek, butt, pellet, cap, temper, chord

How to say nerve in sign language?

  1. nerve

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