Synonyms of nerve oneself in English:

nerve oneself

See definition of nerve


1‘Morag nerved herself to go on’

brace oneself, steel 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
fortify oneself, bolster oneself
informal psych oneself up
literary gird one's loins, gird up one's loins

lose one's nerve