steady

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstɛdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈstɛdi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(stedē)

Inflections of 'steady' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
steadier
adj comparative
steadiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'steady' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": steadies
Inflections of 'steady' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
steadies
v 3rd person singular
steadying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
steadied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
steadied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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steady

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. on a steady [platform, ladder, base]
  2. a steady [balance, footing, rhythm, pace]
  3. a steady [source, stream, flow] (of)
  4. has a steady [job, salary, wage, income]
  5. a steady source of income
  6. steady [increase, climb, growth]
  7. on a steady diet of
  8. [needs, requires] a steady hand
  9. [write, draw, throw] with a steady hand
  10. keep the [wheel, bike, car, plane, ship] steady
  11. managed to keep her [head, nerves] steady
  12. steady does it!
  13. [keep, hold] it steady!
  14. (his nerves) remained steady throughout
  15. [my weight, the death toll] has stayed steady (at)
  16. is a steady customer at the [bar, pub, restaurant]
  17. the [student, patient] is making steady progress
  18. are making steady progress (towards)
  19. the (young) couple are going steady
  20. is in a steady relationship (with)
  21. [has, is looking for, wants] a steady relationship
  22. has a steady girlfriend
  23. UK: ready, steady, go!
  24. UK: steady on, [now, there]!
v
  1. steady the [ship, boat, plane]
  2. the [ship] steadied
  3. steady your [nerves, voice, legs]
  4. a [deep breath, stiff drink] to steady yourself
  5. steady yourself against the [wall, chair, table]
  6. [prices, exchange rates, relations] have steadied
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