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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Idioms for steady
synonym study for steady
OTHER WORDS FROM steadystead·i·ly, adverbstead·i·ness, nouno·ver·stead·i·ness, nouno·ver·stead·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for steady
With the mixer running, add the sugar in a slow, steady stream, then continue to whip until medium-soft peaks form that still curl down slightly at the ends, 3 to 4 minutes.Dig into this fall-spice pudding pie nestled in a nut crust and topped with whipped cream|Erin Jeanne McDowell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
March was steady and so was April, but by May things started to take a turn for the worse.You Think Being a Trans Chinese Sex Worker Is Easy?|Eugene Robinson|November 11, 2020|Ozy
Rivals Bing, Yahoo, Yandex and DuckDuckGo have held steady with a small sliver of the market, according to StatCounter data.Europe fined Google nearly $10 billion for antitrust violations, but little has changed|Jeanne Whalen|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The final component was a VR setup where the mice ran on a running wheel with their heads kept steady.How Do We Remember Places? This Study Used Lasers and VR to Point the Way|Shelly Fan|November 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
It also says they have confirmed what it describes as “a steady decline” in new coronavirus-related listings, without offering more detailed data.Europe urges e-commerce platforms to share data in fight against coronavirus scams|Natasha Lomas|November 6, 2020|TechCrunch
Simon is 51 years old, tall, and possessed of a big smile that conveys Midwestern values and steadiness.
"No Drama" Obama, in this respect, is more Washingtonian—projecting a calm steadiness of purpose and character.Which Candidate Best Reflects America’s Constitutional Values?|Akhil Reed Amar|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Looking back, who would have predicted, as the campaign began, that the deciding factors would be competence and steadiness?Sarah Palin, Beware: The Evangelical Intrusion Is Over|Garry Wills|November 13, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Lyn was looking at me intently, and her voice was steady; that squeezed kind of steadiness that is almost worse than tears.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
In others the arms may have been the chief locomotive organs and the feet have given steadiness.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Alfred felt a degree of steadiness return to him with the excitement and the change of weather.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
The vessel was put, accordingly, before the wind, and ran with great steadiness and velocity.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
Amabel wrote her note with steadiness, derived from the very force of the shock.The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
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)