The lyrics have been steadily embedded into your consciousness, one trip to Gristedes at a time.
More impressive still, unlike the rest of the Republican field, the former Pennsylvania senator has steadily grown in stature.
Since its 2011 debut, Suits has been steadily building momentum and critical praise.
It is active, steadily holding up a gas lamp and illuminating the scene.
The economy has steadily (if slowly) improved and the 2010 midterm elections reduced the sense of urgency in the opposition.
He took his best coat from his lean valise, and wore it steadily.
I mean,” said Margaret, steadily, “that no one is so much attached to Mr Hope as you are.
How the white people had steadily refused to give her that title!
Under judicious and tender care, he had steadily, rapidly improved.
The foreman, who had not spoken, sat motionless on the further side of the table regarding Stratton steadily.
1520s (replacing earlier steadfast), from stead + adjectival suffix -y (2), perhaps on model of Middle Dutch, Middle Low German stadig. Old English had stæððig "grave, serious," and stedig "barren," but neither seems to be the direct source of the modern word. Old Norse cognate stoðugr "steady, stable" was closer in sense.
Originally of things; of persons or minds from c.1600. Meaning "working at an even rate" is first recorded in 1540s. Steady progress is etymologically a contradiction in terms. Steady state first attested 1885; as a cosmological theory (propounded by Bondi, Gold, and Hoyle), it is attested from 1948.
1520s, from steady (adj.). Related: Steadied; steadying.
"one's boyfriend or girlfriend," 1897 from steady (adj.); to go steady is 1905 in teenager slang.
One's constant and only boyfriend or girlfriend (1897+)