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Synonyms of steady in English:


  • 1 the base was not steady, and the model fell over
    stable, balanced, firm, fixed, secure, secured, fast, safe, immovable, unshakeable, dependable;
    [Antonyms] unstable, loose
  • 2 press the button again, keeping the camcorder as steady as you can
    motionless, still, unshaking, static, stationary, unmoving, sure
    [Antonyms] shaky
  • 3 a steady gaze
    fixed, intent, immovable, immobile, unwavering, unfaltering
    [Antonyms] darting
  • 4 a solid, steady young man
    sensible, level-headed, well balanced, balanced, rational, settled, mature, down-to-earth, full of common sense, stolid, calm, equable, imperturbable, reliable, dependable, sound, sober, serious-minded, responsible, serious
    [Antonyms] flighty, impulsive, airy-fairy, immature
  • 5 a fixed-interest bond is used to provide a steady income
    continuous, continual, unceasing, ceaseless, perpetual, unremitting, unwavering, unfaltering, unfluctuating, undying, unending, endless, round-the-clock, all-year-round;
    reliable, dependable
    [Antonyms] fluctuating, intermittent, sporadic
  • 6 a steady boyfriend
    regular, unchanging, habitual, usual, customary, established, settled, firm, devoted, faithful
    [Antonyms] occasional, on-off
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  • 1 he propped his elbow on his knee to steady the rifle
    stabilize, make steady, hold steady;
    secure, fix, make fast;
    balance, poise
  • 2 I took a deep breath to steady my nerves
    subdue, quell, control, get a grip on;
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