Definition and Meanings for steady
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Part of Speech of steady
adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of steady
Meaning of steady
as adjective, comparative, superlative, noun
- firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm.
- constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute; as, a man steady in his principles, in his purpose, or in the pursuit of an object.
- regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as, the steady course of the sun; a steady breeze of wind.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to make steady; to hold or keep from shaking, reeling, or falling; to make or keep firm; to support; to make constant, regular, or resolute.
as intransitive verb
- to become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily.