Synonymconstantfive years of steady economic growtha steady decline in numbersWe are making slow but steady progress.The castle receives a steady stream of visitors.2 not changing and not interrupted
SynonymregularHis breathing was steady.a steady job/incomeShe drove at a steady 50 mph.They set off at a steady pace.a steady boyfriend/girlfriend(= with whom you have a serious relationship or one that has lasted a long time)to have a steady relationship3 firmly fixed, supported or balanced; not shaking or likely to fall downHe held the boat steady as she got in.I met his steady gaze.Such fine work requires a good eye and a steady hand.She's not very steady on her feet these days.
Oppositeunsteady4 (of a person) sensible; who can be relied onsteadily
;adverbThe company's exports have been increasing steadily.The situation got steadily worse.He looked at her steadily.The rain fell steadily. steadiness
ˈstedinəs ; ˈstedinəsnoun [uncountable]
more at ready, steady, go! at ready adjective
(as) steady as a rock
extremely steady and calm; that you can rely on