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steady

 
Adjective steady has 7 senses
  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"
    Antonyms:
    unsteady, convulsive, spasmodic, spastic, faltering, flickering, aflicker, fluctuating, lurching, stumbling, staggering, weaving, palpitant, palpitating, palsied, quaking, quivering, shaking, shaky, shivering, trembling, quavering, tremulous, shuddering, tottering, tottery, wobbling
  2. changeless, constant, invariant, steady, unvarying - persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "a constant beat"; "principles of unvarying validity"; "a steady breeze"
    Antonym: variable (indirect, via invariable)
  3. firm, steady, unfluctuating - not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
    Antonym: unstable (indirect, via stable)
  4. steady - securely in position; not shaky; "held the ladder steady"
    Antonym:
    insecure (indirect, via secure)
  5. firm, steadfast, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering - marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
    Antonym: irresolute (indirect, via resolute)
  6. regular, steady - relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
    Antonym: infrequent (indirect, via frequent)
  7. steady - not easily excited or upset; "steady nerves"
    Antonym:
    excitable (indirect, via unexcitable)
Adverbial steady has 1 sense
  1. steadily, steady - in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"
Noun steady has 1 sense
  1. sweetheart, sweetie, steady, truelove - a person loved by another person
    --1 is a kind of lover
    --1 has particulars: ladylove; sugar daddy; valentine
Verb steady has 2 senses
  1. steady, calm, becalm - make steady; "steady yourself"
    --1 is one way to stabilize, stabilise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise - support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
    --2 is one way to strengthen, beef up, fortify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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