HyperDic: nerve

English > 4 senses of the word nerve:
NOUNbodynerve, nervusany bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
attributenerve, heart, mettle, spunkthe courage to carry on
attributenerve, boldness, brass, face, cheekimpudent aggressiveness
VERBemotionnerve, steelget ready for something difficult or unpleasant
nerve > pronunciation
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > nerve: 4 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAny bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.
Partsnerve fiber, nerve fibreA threadlike extension of a nerve cell
radicle(anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)
synapseThe junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
Narrowercranial nerveAny of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
depressor, depressor nerveAny nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves
motor nerve, efferent nerve, efferentA nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
radial nerve, nervus radialis, musculospiral nervelargest branch of the brachial plexus
saphenous nerve, nervus saphenusA branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot
sciatic nerve, nervus ischiadicusArises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
sensory nerve, afferent nerve, afferentA nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
spinal nerve, nervus spinalisAny of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots
splanchnic nerveAny of several nerves of the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system that innervate viscera and blood vessels
ulnar nerve, cubital nerve, nervus ulnarisA nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbow
Broaderfiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculusA bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
Spanishnervio, nervus
Catalannervi, nervus
Adjectivesnervousof or relating to the nervous system
neuromuscularaffecting or characteristic of both neural and muscular tissue
English > nerve: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe courage to carry on.
Synonymsheart, mettle, spunk
Broadercourage, courageousness, bravery, bravenessA quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
Spanishagallas, ánimo, coraje, corazón, entereza, nervio, temple, valentía, valor
Catalanfermesa, fortesa, nervi, tremp
Adjectivesnervyshowing or requiring courage and contempt / contempt of danger
Verbsnerveget ready for something difficult or unpleasant
English > nerve: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningimpudent aggressiveness.
Synonymsboldness, brass, face, cheek
Narroweraudacity, audaciousnessaggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
BroaderaggressivenessThe quality of being bold and enterprising
Spanishatrevimiento, audacia, cara dura, cara, descaro, desfachatez, desvergüenza, osadía, sangre fría, temeridad, valor
Catalanbarra, cara, desvergonyiment, gosadia, nervi, sang freda, temeritat
Adjectivesnervyoffensively bold
English > nerve: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGet ready for something difficult or unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderbrace, poisePrepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
Spanisharmarse de valor
Nounsnervethe courage to carry on

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