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.
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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
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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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