Need another word that means the same as “steel”? Find 17 synonyms and 30 related words for “steel” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Steel” are: nerve, brace oneself, nerve oneself, gather muster one's courage, gather up one's courage, screw muster one's courage, screw up one's courage, summon muster one's courage, summon up one's courage, screw one's courage to the sticking place, gear oneself up, prepare oneself, get in the right frame of mind, make up one's mind, blade, brand, sword
Steel as a Noun
Definitions of "Steel" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “steel” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A hard, strong grey or bluish-grey alloy of iron with carbon and usually other elements, used as a structural and fabricating material.
- Knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod.
- Used as a symbol or embodiment of strength and firmness.
- A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
- An alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range.
- A rod of roughened steel on which knives are sharpened.
Synonyms of "Steel" as a noun (3 Words)
|blade||A cut of beef from the shoulder blade.|
Cut cleanly using a sharp blade.
|brand||A branding iron.|
The brand of Paula s dipsomania.
|sword||Military power, violence, or destruction.|
Not many perished by the sword.
Usage Examples of "Steel" as a noun
- Nerves of steel.
- A steel will.
- Steel girders.
Steel as a Verb
Definitions of "Steel" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “steel” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Cover, plate, or edge with steel.
- Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.
- Mentally prepare (oneself) to do or face something difficult.
Synonyms of "Steel" as a verb (14 Words)
|brace oneself||Cause to be alert and energetic.|
|gather muster one's courage||Collect or gather.|
|gather up one's courage||Assemble or get together.|
|gear oneself up||Set the level or character of.|
|get in the right frame of mind||Acquire as a result of some effort or action.|
|make up one's mind||Create by artistic means.|
|nerve||Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.|
She nerved herself to enter the room.
|nerve oneself||Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.|
|prepare oneself||To prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery.|
|screw muster one's courage||Defeat someone through trickery or deceit.|
|screw one's courage to the sticking place||Tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions.|
|screw up one's courage||Turn like a screw.|
|summon muster one's courage||Make ready for action or use.|
|summon up one's courage||Gather or bring together.|
Usage Examples of "Steel" as a verb
- His team were steeling themselves for disappointment.
- She steeled herself to remain calm.
Associations of "Steel" (30 Words)
|auriferous||(of rocks or minerals) containing gold.|
Auriferous quartz veins.
|bronze||Give something a surface of bronze or something resembling bronze.|
The doors were bronzed with sculpted reliefs.
|caisson||A floating vessel or watertight structure used as a gate across the entrance of a dry dock or basin.|
|can||Preserve in a can or tin.|
We can have another drink if you like.
|cement||Make fast as if with cement.|
Wooden posts were cemented into the ground.
|crossbeam||A horizontal beam that extends across something.|
|crucible||A ceramic or metal container in which metals or other substances may be melted or subjected to very high temperatures.|
Their relationship was forged in the crucible of war.
|escutcheon||A shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms.|
|ferrous||(chiefly of metals) containing or consisting of iron.|
|furnace||An enclosed structure in which material can be heated to very high temperatures, e.g. for smelting metals.|
Her car was a furnace.
|girder||A large iron or steel beam or compound structure used for building bridges and the framework of large buildings.|
The tower is made of steel girders criss crossed to make it stronger.
|golden||Suggestive of gold.|
A golden voice.
|grate||Furnish with a grate.|
Grate carrots and onions.
|harden||Harden by reheating and cooling in oil.|
As oil prices hardened from their recent lows the US dollar fell.
|iron||A shot made with an iron.|
His long irons were majestic.
|metallic||A paint fabric or colour with a metallic sheen.|
|molding||Sculpture produced by molding.|
|nickel||Coat with nickel.|
A button the size of a nickel.
|ore||A monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden 100 ore equal 1 krona.|
A good deposit of lead bearing ores.
|oxide||Any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical.|
|pole||Propel with a pole.|
New poles should be protected from grazing livestock.
|railing||Material for making rails or rails collectively.|
Wrought iron railings.
|rod||Any rod shaped bacterium.|
The roof is formed of willow and hazel rods woven between willow rafters.
|smelt||Extract a metal from ore by smelting.|
Coal was used to smelt the steel for the tinplate.
|sulfide||A compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive.|
|tin||A silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide.|
Grease a 450g loaf tin.
|tinplate||A thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans, pots, and tins.|
|zinc||A bluish white lustrous metallic element brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende.|
A zinc roof.