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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. Sal Guatieri:

    It adds to the steady drum-beat of solid indicators that suggest the economy is getting off to a much better start in the second half of the year and further increases the odds toward a September rate hike by the Fed.

  2. Germaine Greer:

    Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed.

  3. Larry Hargis:

    There's been a steady of flow of customers buying Blue Bell ice cream. They're happy to see it back. Most people are taking their limit of four tubs, we still have some left, and we're taking another delivery in a little while.

  4. Richard Meich:

    Adolescent cannabis use has been pretty steady the past couple of years.

  5. Mike Ingram:

    It will take years to recover, in terms of the stock price, sorting out all the fines, and the reputation. Analysts are struggling to assess what the damage actually is, as there's still a steady corrosive drip-drip of news, yes, they've bumped up their provisions, but you have to wonder whether they're prepared for a moderately bad outcome, let alone a.

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