steady one's/someone's nerves

idiom

: to make one/someone calm or calmer
She took a drink to try to steady her nerves.
This drink will steady your nerves.

Dictionary Entries Near steady one's/someone's nerves

steady on

steady one's/someone's nerves

steady oneself

Cite this Entry

“Steady one's/someone's nerves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steady%20one%27s%2Fsomeone%27s%20nerves. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!