sweetheart, sweetie, steady, truelove(adj)
a person loved by another person
not subject to change or variation especially in behavior
"a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"
firm, steady, unfluctuating(adj)
not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
"stocks are still firm"
securely in position; not shaky
"held the ladder steady"
firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering(adj)
marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
"firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
relating to a person who does something regularly
"a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
not easily excited or upset
steady, calm, becalm(verb)
brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise(adverb)
support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
"brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
in a steady manner
"he could still walk steadily"
To stabilize something; to prevent from shaking.
smooth and not bumpy or with obstructions
regular and even
firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm
constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute; as, a man steady in his principles, in his purpose, or in the pursuit of an object
regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as, the steady course of the sun; a steady breeze of wind
to make steady; to hold or keep from shaking, reeling, or falling; to make or keep firm; to support; to make constant, regular, or resolute
to become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sted′i, adj. (comp. Stead′ier, superl. Stead′iest) firm in standing or in place: fixed: stable: constant: resolute: consistent: regular: uniform: sober, industrious.—v.t. to make steady: to make or keep firm:—pa.t. and pa.p. stead′ied.—n. a rest or support, as for the hand, a tool, or a piece of work.—adv. Stead′ily.—n. Stead′iness.—adj. Stead′y-gō′ing, of steady habits or action. [A.S. stæððig—stæð, stead, bank; Ger. stätig, continual.]
Balanced, controlled and secure in position.
The aircraft was steady the whole flight over the ocean and we were very grateful.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'steady' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3779
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'steady' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4301
Rank popularity for the word 'steady' in Adjectives Frequency: #497
The numerical value of steady in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of steady in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
She is just steady all the way through, if Brianne Theisen-Eaton is steady in Rio, I can guarantee you Brianne Theisen-Eaton's in the medals. Whether it is the gold, silver, bronze, I don't know.
There's nothing left for me over 5,000 and 10,000 meters, so the marathon is very important for my career -- it's a new challenge, the marathon is a different race -- you have to run a steady pace from the beginning.
I got an email from brother George saying, 'Well done, Tortoise,' that's my new nickname because I told him I'm the tortoise in the race: slow, steady progress. Stay focused, stay steady, do the right thing each and every day.
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Translations for steady
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- plynulý, klidnýCzech
- stetig, stabilisierenGerman
- fijo, firme, liso, estableSpanish
- tasapainottaa, vakaa, vakauttaaFinnish
- régulier, lisseFrench
- cunbhalach, seasmhachScottish Gaelic
- 安定, 着実Japanese
- māhoi, whakamatua, rōnakiMāori
- stabiliseren, gestaagDutch
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