There are 3 translations of steady in Spanish:

steady1

Pronunciation: /ˈstedi/

adj (-dier, -diest)

  • 1 (not shaky) [gaze] fijo; [chair/table/ladder] firme, seguro you need steady nerves for that job hay que saber mantener la calma para hacer ese trabajo with a steady hand con pulso firme you need a very steady hand hay que tener mucho pulso hold the camera steady no muevas la cámara she isn't very steady on her feet le flaquean las piernas, no camina con paso seguro this vehicle is steady on curves este vehículo es muy estable en las curvas
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    • His hand, usually steady, is shaking; he must not let his agitation show.
    • There is an uneasy sensation akin to loss of control, a whirlwind that trips my balance, sweeps me off my steady feet and into a foggy daze at odd times of the day.
    • He was able to grab hold of a ledge and when he got a steady footing of his balance he turned to his right to find the drop ship making a slow bank and heading back the path they came.
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    • Darre turned his cool green eyes on Carl, who faltered under his steady gaze.
    • John's gaze was steady and unblinking as he stared into his daughter's blazing eyes.
    • Who could have known that such this young boy possessed such extraordinary fighting skills, much more have it under steady control?
  • 2 2.1 (constant) [breeze/rain/speed] constante; [rhythm/pace] constante, regular; [flow/stream] continuo; [improvement/decline/increase] constante; [prices] estable she's had a steady stream of visitors this morning esta mañana ha recibido visitas continuamente or sin parar the pound remained steady against the dollar la libra permaneció estable or sin cambio frente al dólar the patient is making steady progress el paciente sigue mejorando 2.2 (regular) (before n) [job] fijo, estable; [income] regular, fijo steady boyfriend novio (m) steady girlfriend novia (f) 2.3 (dependable) [person/worker] serio, formal
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    • He was one of the most sensible and steady people I've known, and not as humourless as that sounds.
    • That would allow Isaac Smith to remain in the No.3 role, where he's steady and reliable.
    • Poets are the most down-to-earth, loyal, steady people that have ever been.
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    • The steady decline and deterioration continued at an accelerated pace.
    • During the seventeenth century Ireland, continuing its steady decline, came increasingly under England's rule.
    • Most visitors came to inspect the institution in the first three years of its existence, but a steady stream continued to come in the years following.
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    • My boyfriend at the time was not in a steady job and was confused as well.
    • I've believe the exodus of good steady manufacturing jobs are at the crux of the spiritual disenfranchisement we are experiencing in our nation.
    • But suddenly, in this economy, nursing looks more attractive, the prospect of a steady job with guaranteed work at the end of a degree.
  • 3 (as interj) ¡cuidado!, ¡ojo! [familiar/colloquial] steady, it's slippery! ¡cuidado! or [familiar/colloquial] ¡ojo! ¡está muy resbaladizo! steady on; watch your language! (BrE) ¡ojo con tu vocabulario! [familiar/colloquial]

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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of steady in Spanish:

steady2

vt (-dies, -dying, -died)

  • 1.1 (make stable) [table/ladder] (by holding) sujetar (para que no se mueva) I put a wedge under it to steady it le puse un calce debajo para que no se moviera or para que quedara firme to steady oneself recobrar el equilibrio 1.2 (make calm) calmar, tranquilizar* she had a drink to steady her nerves se tomó una copa para calmarse they have a steadying influence on him tienen un efecto tranquilizante sobre él
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    • I buried my head in my hands and tried to take a few steadying deep breaths to calm my nerves.
    • He took a deep breath, steadying his voice as it rose slowly in hysteria.
    • She interrupted, taking a deep breath and steadying her legs underneath her.

vi (-dies, -dying, -died)

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of steady in Spanish:

steady3

adv

  • 1.1to go steady (with sb) [colloq & dated] ser* novio/novia (de algn), noviar (con algn) (AmL) they've been going steady for nearly a year ya hace casi un año que son novios 1.2to go steady with sth (be careful) (usu in imperative) tener* cuidado con algo

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.