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.Submitted by MaryC on January 17, 2017
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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
Examples of steady in a Sentence
People are looking for a steady hand in a crisis.
The rally itself has been extraordinary but very thin and the failure of the yen to continue on the fairly steady path of weakening we've seen in the past couple of days has been reflected as nervousness in the Nikkei, it's been a very volatile two weeks and nerves are still frayed despite the fact that we're off the bottom of those extreme sessions we saw last week.
[ The market is ] unlikely to bottom until we see the peak in new virus cases, and we just don't know when that will be, we don't have anything for the market to hold onto to steady it.
Adjusting for seasonality, the gain in the index was driven by lower outflows combined with steady inflows, this indicates that investors are increasing their allocations to hedge funds as markets in the U.S. and abroad are producing uneven returns, including significant upheaval in China and Greece.
Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art.
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Translations for steady
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- plynulý, klidnýCzech
- stetig, stabilisierenGerman
- fijo, firme, liso, estableSpanish
- tasapainottaa, vakaa, vakauttaaFinnish
- régulier, lisse, stableFrench
- cunbhalach, seasmhachScottish Gaelic
- 安定, 着実Japanese
- māhoi, whakamatua, rōnakiMāori
- stabiliseren, gestaagDutch
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