Definition of 'nerve'
- any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
- the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
Synonyms: heart mettle spunk
- impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
Synonyms: boldness brass face cheek
- get ready for something difficult or unpleasant