Associations to the word «Steady»


STEADY, adjective. Firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm.
STEADY, adjective. Constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute.
STEADY, adjective. Smooth and not bumpy or with obstructions.
STEADY, adjective. Regular and even.
STEADY, adjective. Slow.
STEADY, verb. To stabilize something; to prevent from shaking.
STEADY, noun. (informal) A regular customer.
STEADY AS A ROCK, adjective. (simile) Extremely reliable
STEADY ON, interjection. Indicates a need not to exaggerate or be excessive
STEADY ON, interjection. A generic exclamation of surprise
STEADY STATE, noun. (physics) Any state that does not change over time, or is in a dynamic equilibrium
STEADY STATE THEORY, noun. (astronomy) A cosmological model of the universe in which matter is continuously created as the universe expands
STEADY THE SHIP, verb. (idiomatic) To bring under control

Dictionary definition

STEADY, noun. A person loved by another person.
STEADY, verb. Make steady; "steady yourself".
STEADY, verb. Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel".
STEADY, adverb. In a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily".
STEADY, adjective. 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".
STEADY, adjective. Not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm".
STEADY, adjective. Securely in position; not shaky; "held the ladder steady".
STEADY, adjective. Marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty".
STEADY, adjective. Relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker".
STEADY, adjective. Not easily excited or upset; "steady nerves".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson