adjective, stead·i·er, stead·i·est.
noun, plural stead·ies.
verb (used with object), stead·ied, stead·y·ing.
verb (used without object), stead·ied, stead·y·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for steady
He was confident without being cocky, combative only at moments of righteous indignation, safe and steady as a senatorial policymaker, reliable as a pilot.
We could see a light but steady northeasterly breeze build during the predawn hours.D.C.-area forecast: Mainly clear skies plus warmer temperatures today and tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The Seattle Seahawks and their quarterback, Russell Wilson, steadied themselves and moved into first place in the NFC West.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Much like the contrast between Paul and Westbrook, Holiday’s game is far steadier than Bledsoe’s.The Upsides And Downsides Of The NBA’s Five Biggest Trades So Far|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|November 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Seoul’s two three-star restaurants Gaon and La Yeon maintain their status for the fifth year running, while the city’s two-star restaurant count holds steady at seven.
Slow at first, then steadily, a stream of liquid drips off the incision.
It was reaffirmed in 2012, and popular support has been steadily building an ever—healthier majority for marriage equality.
Incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan is steadily but narrowly leading GOP challenger Thom Tillis.
Tensions have been steadily rising for years, but recent developments have been different from the annual protests of past.
The birth rate to unmarried mothers has, with a few pauses, steadily climbed since the 1940s.Unwed Women in the United States Are Having Fewer Babies|Brandy Zadrozny|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We pulled on steadily, hoping to get up to her without being discovered.Will Weatherhelm|W.H.G. Kingston
After breakfast two likely-looking hunters, perhaps a little screwy, were brought round and steadily mounted.A Book of the West. Volume I Devon|S. Baring-Gould
Why can't I look at it as steadily as I have looked at all the rest?Armadale|Wilkie Collins
His eye is glued on the Judge's, who steadily returns the glance.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
Always on horseback, always busy furbishing and handling weapons, I now steadily pursued an idea that was destined to be realized.The Abbatial Crosier|Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for steady
adjective steadier or steadiest
verb steadies, steadying or steadied
noun plural steadies
Derived forms of steadysteadier, nounsteadily, adverbsteadiness, noun
Word Origin for steady
Idioms and Phrases with steady
In addition to the idiom beginning with steady
- steady as a rock
- go steady
- slow but sure (steady wins the race)