Stead´y   Pronunciation:
a.1.Firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm.
2.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.
3.Regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as, the steady course of the sun; a steady breeze of wind.
Steady rest
(Mach) a rest in a turning lathe, to keep a long piece of work from trembling.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Steadied (-ĭd); p. pr. & vb. n. Steadying.]
v. i.1.To become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily.
Noun1.steady - a person loved by another person
Verb1.steady - make steady; "steady yourself"
Synonyms: becalm, calm
2.steady - support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
Adj.1.steady - 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"
unsteady - subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice"
2.steady - persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "a constant beat"; "principles of unvarying validity"; "a steady breeze"
3.steady - not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
Synonyms: unfluctuating, firm
4.steady - securely in position; not shaky; "held the ladder steady"
5.steady - marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
6.steady - relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
Synonyms: regular
7.steady - not easily excited or upset; "steady nerves"
Adv.1.steady - in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"
Synonyms: steadily
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-- Steady --
steady down
Steady rest
steak and kidney pie
steak au poivre
steak knife
steak sauce
steak tartare
steal away
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