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steady

stead·y

steady

 
pronunciation:
ste di
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: steadier, steadiest
definition 1: not moving from a correct position.
The doctor has steady hands.This table is not steady.
synonyms:
firm, stable
similar words:
fast, motionless, secure, sturdy
definition 2: having a continuous and regular movement.
We worked at a steady pace until we finished.
synonyms:
continuous
similar words:
consistent, stable, uniform
derivations: steadily (adv.), steadyingly (adv.), steadiness (n.)
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  • steadily:
    in a steady way.
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