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Synonyms for steady
ˈstɛd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweetheart, sweetie, steady, truelove(adj)

    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. steady(adj)

    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, unfluctuating(adj)

    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. steady(adj)

    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, unwavering(adj)

    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, steady(adj)

    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. steady(verb)

    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, becalm(verb)

    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, stabilise(adverb)

    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, steady(adverb)

    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


  1. steady(verb)


  2. steady(adjective)

    smooth and not bumpy or with obstructions


  3. steady(adjective)


  4. steady(adjective)


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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. steady(a.)

    fixed, firm, not tottering

  2. steady(a.)

    regular, undeviating, unremitted, uniform

  3. steady(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. steady(a)

    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. Sharon Horesh Bergquist:

    They package sugar with fiber which leads to a slow and steady, rather than sharp, rise in blood sugar.

  2. Quincy Krosby:

    Is there an all clear signal for the broader market ? No. You're going to have to take things quarter by quarter, that's why it will be important to focus on quality companies with strong cash flows and steady dividends.

  3. Jay Abiona:

    You can rely on a steady paycheck every two weeks building another persons business or you can generate income on a daily basis building your own. I chose the latter of the two options.

  4. Rahul Mody:

    There is a steady increase in interest. But it needs to be tapped properly and it will take time.

  5. Olya Linde:

    The economic peaks and valleys that the global diamond market experienced over the last few years are steady, at least for the time being, but the industry cannot afford to get too comfortable, macroeconomics, along with other factors - financing, marketing challenges, undisclosed synthetic diamonds, environmental concerns, social awareness, and even country-specific preferences - stand in the way of an easy, straight path to sustained diamond industry growth over the long-term.

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