Definition of 'steady'
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You need to have a steady stream of buyers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His encouragement when times were hard helped to steady the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was a small but steady stream back in the day. Christianity Today (2000)This figure is a steady one and quite usual. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)She said he had no steady girlfriend but liked to spend time with friends and enjoyed life. The Sun (2010)Now they are seeking investments that will deliver strong rental returns as well as steady capital growth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are also advised to go steady on processed meats. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your nerves are steady now and an important test will go very well. The Sun (2006)My family were laughing so hard they could barely steady their cameras to capture my humiliation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He will find similarities in a prudent club looking for stable management and steady improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The doctors report he is making steady progress. The Sun (2013)My steady boyfriend at the time was against it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His breathing steadied and a rash on his body quickly cleared. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You get a steady rise in values. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is a steady hand and will be able to help. The Sun (2012)What we need is obviously the willpower to make sure we are steady and stay at this. The Sun (2014)They have strong balance sheets and steady earnings and look good value. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That effort was particularly good as he was held up in a race run a fairly steady pace. The Sun (2015) One of the steadying influences in his life has been his grandfather and one of his tattoos is a tribute to him. The Sun (2006)Yes, one man and the steady rumble of the trolley. Richard Temple
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Translations for 'steady'
British English: steady /ˈstɛdɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is steady continues or develops gradually without any interruptions and is unlikely to change suddenly.
They were forecasting a steady rise in sales.
- American English: steady
- Arabic: مُنْتَظِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: constante
- Chinese: 稳定的
- Croatian: stabilan
- Czech: stabilní
- Danish: vedholdende
- Dutch: standvastig
- European Spanish: firme fijo
- Finnish: vakaa
- French: ferme stable
- German: ruhig
- Greek: σταθερός
- Italian: costante
- Japanese: しっかりした
- Korean: 안정된
- Norwegian: stabil
- Polish: stały stabilny
- European Portuguese: constante
- Romanian: constant
- Russian: устойчивый
- Spanish: firme
- Swedish: stadig
- Thai: เรื่อยๆ
- Turkish: sabit dengeli
- Ukrainian: незмінний
- Vietnamese: chắc chắn
British English: steady VERB
If you steady something or if it steadies, it stops shaking or moving about.
Two men were on the bridge-deck, steadying a ladder.
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