Definition of nerve:

part of speech: noun

( orig.) A tendon or sinew: physical strength: firmness: courage: one of the fibres which convey sensation from all parts of the body to the brain: one of the fibres in the leaves of plants.

part of speech: verb

To give vigor to.

part of speech: verb

To give strength or vigor to: courage.

part of speech: verb

To fill with vigor, strength, or courage.

part of speech: noun

One of the gray cordlike fibers which serve as a means of communication between the brain and all parts of the body; bodily or mental strength or control; coolness; the strong vein of a leaf.

part of speech: noun

Organ which transmits sensations to, or impulses from, the brain; firmness; courage.

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