steady


steady
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verb
Steady is used with these nouns as the object: ↑nerve
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adj.
1 not moving or shaking
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem, sound
become
hold, remain, stay

Inflation seems to be holding steady.

hold sb/sth, keep sb/sth

Hold the ladder steady!

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
absolutely, perfectly, quite, rock

His gaze was rock steady.

not quite

She opened the letter with hands that were not quite steady.

2 developing/happening at a regular rate
VERBS
be, seem
become
hold, remain

Share prices have held steady over the last few days.

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ADVERB
remarkably, very
fairly, relatively
Steady is used with these nouns: ↑accumulation, ↑advance, ↑aim, ↑barrage, ↑beat, ↑boyfriend, ↑breathing, ↑build-up, ↑climb, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑demand, ↑deterioration, ↑downpour, ↑drip, ↑drizzle, ↑drone, ↑drop, ↑employment, ↑erosion, ↑expansion, ↑fall, ↑flow, ↑gain, ↑gallop, ↑gaze, ↑girlfriend, ↑glow, ↑growth, ↑hand, ↑heartbeat, ↑hum, ↑improvement, ↑income, ↑increase, ↑influx, ↑job, ↑look, ↑march, ↑market, ↑motion, ↑nerve, ↑output, ↑pace, ↑partner, ↑procession, ↑profit, ↑progress, ↑progression, ↑pulse, ↑rain, ↑rate, ↑recovery, ↑reduction, ↑relationship, ↑rhythm, ↑rise, ↑slide, ↑speed, ↑stream, ↑supply, ↑temperature, ↑throb, ↑tread, ↑trend, ↑trickle, ↑voice, ↑work, ↑worker

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  • steady — adj Steady, uniform, even, equable, constant are comparable when they mean neither markedly varying nor variable but much the same throughout its course or extent. Steady is the most widely applicable of these terms; in general it suggests… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • steady — [sted′ē] adj. steadier, steadiest [ STEAD + Y2] 1. that does not shake, tremble, totter, etc.; firm; fixed; stable 2. constant, regular, uniform, or continuous; not changing, wavering, or faltering [a steady gaze, a steady diet, a steady rhythm]… …   English World dictionary

  • Steady — Stead y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Steadier} ( [i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Steadiest}.] [Cf. AS. stedig sterile, barren, st[ae][eth][eth]ig, steady (in gest[ae][eth][eth]ig), D. stedig, stadig, steeg, G. st[ a]tig, stetig. See {Stead}, n.] 1. Firm in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steady B — (bürgerlich Warren McGlone, * 5. Januar 1970 in Philadelphia) ist ein amerikanischer Rapper und Musikproduzent. Er gehörte zur Rap Gruppe Hilltop Hustlers aus Philadelphia. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Diskografie 3 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • steady on — british spoken phrase used for telling someone that you do not approve of the bad things that they are saying Steady on, Karen! You’re talking about my boyfriend. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing when you are annoyed or angrysynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steady — 1520s, replacing earlier steadfast, from STEAD (Cf. stead) + adj. suffix y, perhaps on model of M.Du., M.L.G. stadig. O.E. had stæððig grave, serious, and stedig barren, but neither seems to be the direct source of the modern word. O.N. cognate… …   Etymology dictionary

  • steady — [adj1] stable, fixed abiding, brick wall*, certain, changeless, constant, durable, enduring, equable, even, firm, immovable, never failing, patterned, regular, reliable, safe, set, set in stone*, solid, solid as a rock*, stabile, steadfast,… …   New thesaurus

  • steady — ► ADJECTIVE (steadier, steadiest) 1) firmly fixed, supported, or balanced. 2) not faltering or wavering; controlled. 3) sensible and reliable. 4) regular, even, and continuous in development, frequency, or intensity. ► VERB (steadies …   English terms dictionary

  • Steady — Stead y, v. i. To become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily. [1913 Webster] Without a breeze, without a tide, She steadies with upright keel. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steady On — may refer to: * Steady On (Shawn Colvin album), a 1989 album by Shawn Colvin * Steady On (Point of Grace album), a 1998 album by Point of Grace …   Wikipedia

  • Steady — Stead y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steadied} ( [i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steadying}.] 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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