Definitions of steady

  1. To make, hold, or become steady.
  2. To make or keep steady or firm; make resolute.
  3. To make steady: to make or keep firm:- pa. t. and pa. p. steadied.
  4. To make steady.
  5. To become steady or firm.
  6. make steady; " steady yourself"
  7. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; " brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
  8. To make or keep steady.
  9. To keep from tottering or falling; to make firm or steady; to support.
  10. Steadiest.
  11. Steadying.
  12. Steadier.
  13. in a steady manner; " he could still walk steadily"
  14. persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; " maintained a constant temperature"; " a constant beat"; " principles of unvarying validity"; " a steady breeze"
  15. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; " firm convictions"; " a firm mouth"; " steadfast resolve"; " a man of unbendable perseverence"; " unwavering loyalty"
  16. not easily excited or upset; " steady nerves"
  17. securely in position; not shaky; " held the ladder steady"
  18. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; " stocks are still firm"
  19. 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"
  20. Firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm.
  21. 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.
  22. Regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as, the steady course of the sun; a steady breeze of wind.
  23. 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.
  24. To become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily.
  25. Firm in position or support; as, a steady foundation; constant in feeling or purpose; resolute; unwavering; as, steady devotion to a cause; regular; uniform; as, the steady beat of the pulse; sober; industrious; as, a steady young man; keeping nearly upright: said of a ship.
  26. ( comp. STEADIER, superl. STEADIEST), Firm in standing or in place: fixed: stable: constant: resolute: consistent: regular: uniform.
  27. Firm; without motion; fixed; regular.
  28. A Stable in position.
  29. Constant; uniform.
  30. Stedfast.
  31. Firm in standing or position; firm; fixed; constant in mind, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; constant; uniform.
  32. Not tottering or shaking; constant in mind or purpose; not fickle or changeable; regular; not fluctuating; uniform.
  33. Steadied.
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