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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


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  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. Jay Abiona:

    You can reply 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.

  2. Stefan Worrall:

    The rally itself has been extraordinary but very thin and the failure of the yen to continue on the fairly steady path of weakening we've seen in the past couple of days has been reflected as nervousness in the Nikkei, it's been a very volatile two weeks and nerves are still frayed despite the fact that we're off the bottom of those extreme sessions we saw last week.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I'm not going to get my foreign policy based on watching the shows or say 'don't worry about it, I'll figure it out later.' You need a president with a steady hand because this is a dangerous world.

  4. 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.

  5. Bowe Bergdahl:

    My body started a steady decline in constant internal sickness that would last through the final year.

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