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Synonyms for steel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. steel(noun)

    an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range

    blade, sword, brand

  2. sword, blade, brand, steel(noun)

    a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

    vane, stigma, brand, marque, sword, trade name, brand name, make, firebrand, blade, stain, mark, leaf blade

  3. steel(verb)

    knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod

    blade, sword, brand

  4. steel, nerve(verb)

    get ready for something difficult or unpleasant


  5. steel(verb)

    cover, plate, or edge with steel


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. steel(v. a.)

    case-harden, edge or point with steel

  2. steel(v. a.)

    harden, strengthen, fortify, nerve, brace, make firm

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. steel(n)

    Associated words:
    siderotechny, siderurgy, bessemerize, bessemer, damaskeen, damask

  2. steel(v)

    fortify, brace, nerve

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stahl, siderúrgica, staal, aciers, steelmaking, iron, steels, rope

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How to use steel in a sentence?

  1. Zhou Junjia:

    There are so many plants that are having to cut or stop production, in Tangshan, there are just too many plants selling steel products. We travel around to customers and to big steel markets in other large cities and no one is buying.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Barack Obama made that decision knowing if it was wrong, his career was over. I wanted the public to know this is a man with a backbone of steel, that's why I said it. And had I said, but, by the way, when I went up privately I told him to go, it would look like I was self-aggrandizing.

  3. Donald Tusk:

    Here again, unity is our greatest strength and my objective is simple - we stick to our guns, this means a permanent exemption from U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel if we are to discuss possible trade liberalization with the US.

  4. Marsha Trattner:

    I forged wheat stalks using various industrial steel types so it became a fun game of reinvention, and I also used images of Van Gogh’s wheat field drawings and paintings as inspiration for creating the whole unit.

  5. Karl Tachelet:

    While it is clearly an important result, it is only one feature in a universe of other measures that China foresees for its steel sector, these include direct subsidies, soft loans from state banks, VAT (value-added tax) rebates on some product categories, energy and input subsidies, and occasionally direct grants, among others.

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