Steadiness



adjective, steadier, steadiest.
1.
firmly placed or fixed; stable in position or equilibrium:
a steady ladder.
2.
even or regular in movement:
the steady swing of the pendulum.
3.
free from change, variation, or interruption; uniform; continuous:
a steady diet of meat and potatoes; a steady wind.
4.
constant, regular, or habitual:
a steady job.
5.
free from excitement or agitation; calm:
steady nerves.
6.
firm; unfaltering:
a steady gaze; a steady hand.
7.
steadfast or unwavering; resolute:
a steady purpose.
8.
settled, staid, or sober, as a person, habits, etc.
9.
Nautical. (of a vessel) keeping nearly upright, as in a heavy sea.
interjection
10.
(used to urge someone to calm down or be under control.)
11.
Nautical. (a helm order to keep a vessel steady on its present heading.)
noun, plural steadies.
12.
Informal. a person of the opposite sex whom one dates exclusively; sweetheart; boyfriend or girlfriend.
13.
Informal. a steady visitor, customer, or the like; habitué.
verb (used with object), steadied, steadying.
14.
to make or keep steady, as in position, movement, action, character, etc.:
His calm confidence steadied the nervous passengers.
verb (used without object), steadied, steadying.
15.
to become steady.
adverb
16.
in a firm or steady manner:
Hold the ladder steady.
17.
Informal. steadily, regularly, or continuously:
Is she working steady now?
Idioms
18.
go steady, Informal. to date one person exclusively:
Her father didn’t approve of her going steady at such an early age.
adjective steadier, steadiest
1.
not able to be moved or disturbed easily; stable
2.
free from fluctuation: the level stayed steady
3.
not easily excited; imperturbable
4.
staid; sober
5.
regular; habitual: a steady drinker
6.
continuous: a steady flow
7.
(nautical) (of a vessel) keeping upright, as in heavy seas
verb steadies, steadying, steadied
8.
to make or become steady
adverb
9.
in a steady manner
10.
(informal) go steady, to date one person regularly
noun (pl) steadies
11.
(informal) one’s regular boyfriend or girlfriend
interjection
12.
(nautical) an order to the helmsman to stay on a steady course
13.
a warning to keep calm, be careful, etc
14.
(Brit) a command to get set to start, as in a race: ready, steady, go!
stay out of the kitchen

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