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steady



I - noun
a person loved by another person
Syn:
sweetheart, sweetie, truelove
Hypernyms:
lover
Hyponyms:
ladylove, dulcinea, sugar daddy, valentine

II - verb
1. make steady (Freq. 2)
- steady yourself
Syn:
calm, becalm
Hypernyms:
stabilize, stabilise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
2. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace (Freq. 1)
- brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel
Syn:
brace, stabilize, stabilise
Derivationally related forms:
stabilization (for: stabilize), brace (for: brace)
Hypernyms:
strengthen, beef up, fortify
Hyponyms:
ballast, guy
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. not subject to change or variation especially in behavior (Freq. 11)
- a steady beat
- a steady job
- a steady breeze
- a steady increase
- a good steady ballplayer
Ant:
unsteady
Similar to:
dependable, rock-steady, steady-going, even, regular,
firm, level, unwavering, steadied, sure, surefooted,
sure-footed, footsure
See Also:
even, stable, unagitated
Derivationally related forms:
steadiness
2. securely in position;
not shaky
- held the ladder steady
Similar to:
secure
Derivationally related forms:
steadiness
3. marked by firm determination or resolution;
not shakable
- firm convictions
- a firm mouth
- steadfast resolve
- a man of unbendable perseverence
- unwavering loyalty
Syn:
firm, steadfast, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering,
unshakable, unwavering
Similar to:
resolute
Derivationally related forms:
stiffness (for: stiff), steadiness, steadfastness (for: steadfast), firmness (for: firm)
4. relating to a person who does something regularly
- a regular customer
- a steady drinker
Syn:
regular
Similar to:
frequent
Derivationally related forms:
regular (for: regular), regularity (for: regular)
5. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
- stocks are still firm
Syn:
firm, unfluctuating
Similar to:
stable
Derivationally related forms:
firmness (for: firm)
6. not easily excited or upset
- steady nerves
Similar to:
unexcitable

IV - adverb
in a steady manner
- he could still walk steadily
Syn:
steadily
Ant:
unsteadily (for: steadily)
Derived from adjective:
steady (for: steadily)

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