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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OTHER WORDS FROM steadystead·i·ly, adverbstead·i·ness, nouno·ver·stead·i·ness, nouno·ver·stead·y, adjective
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Her legs shook and she sat on her hands to try and steady herself.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Within these systems can be broad swaths of steady rainfall called stratiform regions, Gramling says.Readers ask about neutrinos in the sun’s core, megaflashes and mussels|Science News Staff|September 6, 2020|Science News
That’s corroborated by data from job-search websites such as Indeed, which also shows a slowing trend of job listings after steady gains earlier in the summer.The Easy Part Of The Economic Recovery Might Be Over|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|September 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While wearable fitness devices saw an uptick in shipments in North America for Q2, the overall dollar amount of the market remained steady, according to new numbers out of Canalys.Low-cost fitness bands see a resurgence in interest amid the pandemic|Brian Heater|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
They can watch and tightly measure as the vortex loops merge and evolve into turbulence, analyze its steady state, subject it to various forces and tweaks to see how it responds, and then stop feeding it and study its decay.An Unexpected Twist Lights Up the Secrets of Turbulence|David H. Freedman|September 3, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It is the steady accretion of detail that may yet be the most damaging factor in the battle for British hearts and minds.
Superintendent Smith, in fact, had fielded a steady stream of complaints about him that never resulted in any direct action.
Outside, a lone traffic policeman directs a steady stream of motorbikes.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The female fan base tends to hold steady at 38 percent, according to Amanda Regan, a spokeswoman for Feld Motor Sports.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Activating iPhones promised a lucrative, steady revenue stream for Synchronoss.
The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
I begged him to come down here, but he wouldn't—says that his hand is no longer steady enough to hold a gun—it's awful!Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He had improved of late years a little, and he gave me his word that he would be steady.
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
With beating heart, but steady hand and frowning eye, he advanced another step and found—that the object was a yellow stone!Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
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)