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Synonyms for steady
ˈstɛd isteady

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  1. steadyverb


  2. steadyadjective

    smooth and not bumpy or with obstructions


  3. steadyadjective


  4. steadyadjective


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. steady

    firm, fixed, constant, uniform, consistent, equable, regular, undeviating, well-regulated

    infirm, variable, unsteady, inconstant, changeable, wavering, illregulated

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweetheart, sweetie, steady, trueloveadjective

    a person loved by another person

    truelove, ravisher, stunner, sweetheart, peach, sweetie, beauty, knockout, mantrap, looker, dish, lulu, smasher

    shifting, tottering, tremulous, unsteady, faltering, excitable, shaky, uneven, convulsive, unstable, palpitant, shuddering, spastic, shivering, quavering, aflicker(p), jerking, flickering, fluctuating, infrequent, shifty, irresolute, wobbling, spasmodic, tottery, jerky, insecure, arrhythmic, palpitating, trembling

  2. steadyadjective

    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"

    unbendable, unshakable, stiff, unfaltering, regular, unwavering, unfluctuating, steadfast, firm

    jerking, shuddering, arrhythmic, unstable, spastic, uneven, tottering, excitable, unsteady, aflicker(p), tremulous, shaky, shifty, spasmodic, flickering, palpitant, shifting, convulsive, faltering, fluctuating, wobbling, palpitating, infrequent, insecure, irresolute, jerky, shivering, trembling, tottery, quavering

  3. firm, steady, unfluctuatingadjective

    not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

    "stocks are still firm"

    loyal, fast(a), stiff, unfluctuating, fast, unshakable, unfaltering, truehearted, unbendable, steadfast, solid, unwavering, regular, firm, immobile, strong

    irresolute, tottery, palpitant, shivering, unsteady, flickering, convulsive, infrequent, shifty, trembling, jerking, faltering, tottering, palpitating, arrhythmic, quavering, spastic, aflicker(p), shaky, spasmodic, shuddering, shifting, unstable, jerky, tremulous, insecure, fluctuating, excitable, wobbling, uneven

  4. steadyadjective

    securely in position; not shaky

    "held the ladder steady"

    unbendable, unshakable, stiff, unfaltering, regular, unwavering, unfluctuating, steadfast, firm

    fluctuating, faltering, jerking, convulsive, infrequent, spasmodic, quavering, arrhythmic, shaky, tottery, tremulous, unsteady, aflicker(p), flickering, insecure, uneven, unstable, shifty, tottering, shuddering, shifting, palpitating, shivering, spastic, excitable, irresolute, palpitant, wobbling, jerky, trembling

  5. firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwaveringadjective

    marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

    "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"

    staunch, stiff, slopped, pissed, steadfast, blind drunk, unfaltering, besotted, solid, buckram, blotto, pixilated, cockeyed, truehearted, fast(a), potent, unswerving, fast, fuddled, tight, soused, bulletproof, firm, unassailable, immobile, watertight, level, loyal, sozzled, unfluctuating, squiffy, unbendable, unshakable, soaked, unwavering, crocked, rigid, plastered, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, strong, starchy, loaded, wet, regular

    tottering, excitable, palpitating, shifty, faltering, fluctuating, arrhythmic, uneven, tottery, infrequent, spasmodic, unstable, jerky, shivering, wobbling, shuddering, spastic, quavering, unsteady, insecure, tremulous, flickering, trembling, convulsive, irresolute, shifting, palpitant, shaky, aflicker(p), jerking

  6. regular, steadyadjective

    relating to a person who does something regularly

    "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"

    unbendable, regular(a), steadfast, stiff, unconstipated, unshakable, veritable(a), regular, unfaltering, unwavering, unfluctuating, firm, even

    quavering, tottery, shivering, insecure, palpitant, jerking, spasmodic, tottering, wobbling, shifting, excitable, convulsive, spastic, infrequent, uneven, faltering, shifty, unstable, shuddering, arrhythmic, palpitating, jerky, shaky, irresolute, tremulous, fluctuating, unsteady, aflicker(p), flickering, trembling

  7. steadyverb

    not easily excited or upset

    "steady nerves"

    unbendable, unshakable, stiff, unfaltering, regular, unwavering, unfluctuating, steadfast, firm

    fluctuating, shifting, wobbling, tottery, shifty, spastic, infrequent, excitable, quavering, tremulous, insecure, spasmodic, jerking, trembling, aflicker(p), unstable, flickering, unsteady, palpitating, faltering, shuddering, shivering, tottering, convulsive, palpitant, shaky, uneven, irresolute, arrhythmic, jerky

  8. steady, calm, becalmverb

    make steady

    "steady yourself"

    stabilise, tranquilize, tranquillize, becalm, tranquillise, still, chill out, quiet, sedate, cool off, cool it, simmer down, settle down, calm, brace, lull, calm down, stabilize, quieten

    arrhythmic, faltering, shifty, insecure, irresolute, tremulous, quavering, uneven, jerking, unsteady, wobbling, spasmodic, palpitant, spastic, trembling, excitable, fluctuating, aflicker(p), tottering, jerky, tottery, unstable, flickering, infrequent, shivering, shaky, shuddering, convulsive, palpitating, shifting

  9. brace, steady, stabilize, stabiliseadverb

    support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

    "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"

    brace, stabilize, energize, arouse, becalm, calm, energise, stabilise, poise, perk up, stimulate

    shuddering, tottery, insecure, arrhythmic, shaky, infrequent, unsteady, aflicker(p), irresolute, shifty, jerky, excitable, trembling, tremulous, shivering, spastic, jerking, uneven, shifting, quavering, flickering, spasmodic, palpitating, fluctuating, tottering, palpitant, wobbling, convulsive, unstable, faltering

  10. steadily, steadyadverb

    in a steady manner

    "he could still walk steadily"


    wobbling, shifting, palpitating, jerky, trembling, shuddering, shaky, uneven, jerking, unstable, faltering, convulsive, insecure, flickering, tremulous, arrhythmic, excitable, spasmodic, quavering, unsteady, tottery, fluctuating, shifty, tottering, palpitant, spastic, aflicker(p), shivering, infrequent, irresolute

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. steadyadjective

    fixed, firm, not tottering

  2. steadyadjective

    regular, undeviating, unremitted, uniform

  3. steadyadjective

    constant, resolute, stanch, steadfast, stable, unwavering, persevering

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. steadyadjective

    steadfast, constant, stable, firm, fixed, unremitted, constant, uniform, undeviating

    intermittent, infrequent, occasional, inconstant, unsteady

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How to use steady in a sentence?

  1. Mark Twain:

    The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

  2. Guy Cecil:

    We're going to have a steady drumbeat that highlights and frames what matters during the chaos, so, while people are talking about Mueller, we'll be talking about high health care prices.

  3. Mark Bonner:

    He was a steady guy for his entire life, why would Kevin after all these years...

  4. Patrick Graichen:

    Post-pandemic economic recovery must not slow down climate action, agora Energiewende therefore need strong climate policy -- such as in the Green Deal -- to ensure steady progress.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    I got an email from brother George saying, 'Well done, Tortoise,' that's my new nickname because I told him I'm the tortoise in the race: slow, steady progress. Stay focused, stay steady, do the right thing each and every day.

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