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stead·y

 (stĕd′ē)
adj. stead·i·er, stead·i·est
1. Firm in position or place; fixed.
2. Direct and unfaltering; sure.
3. Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform: a steady increase in value; a steady breeze.
4. Not easily excited or upset: steady nerves.
5. Unwavering, as in purpose; steadfast.
6. Reliable; dependable.
7. Temperate; sober.
tr. & intr.v. stead·ied, stead·y·ing, stead·ies
To make or become steady.
interj. Nautical
Used to direct a helmsman to keep a ship's head in the same direction: Steady as she goes!
n. pl. stead·ies
The person whom one dates regularly, usually exclusively.

stead′i·er n.
stead′i·ly adv.
stead′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.steadily - at a steady rate or pace; "his interest eroded steadily"
2.steadily - in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"
falteringly, uncertainly, unsteadily - in an unsteady manner; "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs"
Translations
بِثَبات، باسْتِمرار
pravidelně
støt
egyenletesen
jafnt og òétt
vztrajno

steadily

[ˈstedɪlɪ] ADV
1. (= continuously) [improve, grow, move, advance] → a un ritmo constante, de manera or forma continuada, de manera or forma constante; [increase, rise] → a un ritmo constante; [work] → a un ritmo constante; (without stopping) → sin parar; [rain] → ininterrumpidamente
it gets steadily worsese pone cada vez peor
a steadily increasing number of peopleun número cada vez mayor de gente
2. (= regularly) [breathe, beat] → regularmente
3. (= calmly) [speak] → con firmeza; [gaze, look] → fijamente, sin pestañear
4. (= firmly) [walk] → con paso seguro; [hold, grasp] → firmemente

steadily

[ˈstɛdɪli] adv
(= regularly) [breathe] → régulièrement
(= constantly) [increase, rise, decrease, fall, worsen, improve] → de manière constante
(= without interruption) [rain, work] → sans discontinuer
(= calmly) [look, stare] → sans ciller; [answer, reply] → d'un ton ferme

steadily

adv
(= firmly)ruhig; balancedfest; gazefest, unverwandt
(= constantly)ständig; rainununterbrochen; the atmosphere in the country is getting steadily more tensedie Stimmung im Land wird immer gespannter
(= reliably)zuverlässig, solide
(= regularly)gleichmäßig, regelmäßig

steadily

[ˈstɛdɪlɪ] adv (walk) → con passo sicuro; (speak) → con tono risoluto; (improve, decrease) → gradualmente; (rain) → di continuo
it is getting steadily worse → continua a peggiorare
to gaze steadily at sb → guardare qn senza distogliere lo sguardo
to work steadily → lavorare senza interruzione or costantemente

steady

(ˈstedi) adjective
1. (negative unsteady) firmly fixed, balanced or controlled. The table isn't steady; You need a steady hand to be a surgeon.
2. regular or even. a steady temperature; He was walking at a steady pace.
3. unchanging or constant. steady faith.
4. (of a person) sensible and hardworking in habits etc. a steady young man.
verb
to make or become steady. He stumbled but managed to steady himself; His heart-beat gradually steadied.
ˈsteadily adverb
His work is improving steadily.
ˈsteadiness noun
steady (on)! interjection
don't be so angry, upset etc!. Steady on! Stop shouting!
References in classic literature ?
Though she looked steadily at me, I saw that she was rather confused.
Why do you not work steadily as I do, and get your food regularly given to you?
2) On the other hand while tradition steadily puts the Cyclic poets at various dates from 776 B.
Nor was I deceived, for soon I heard the very distant and low tones of a human voice, which, as I continued to give ear, grew steadily louder and nearer.
They who wish to commit the power under consideration to a popular assembly, composed of members constantly coming and going in quick succession, seem not to recollect that such a body must necessarily be inadequate to the attainment of those great objects, which require to be steadily contemplated in all their relations and circumstances, and which can only be approached and achieved by measures which not only talents, but also exact information, and often much time, are necessary to concert and to execute.
The glare they made was very small when compared with the radiance of the six great colored suns; but still they gleamed steadily and clearly.
On the other hand, it is no less certain that, with the act of turning homeward, the remedy which had gained its ground so steadily, began now, just as steadily, to drop back.
Often, in mild, pleasant weather, for twelve, fifteen, eighteen, and twenty hours on the stretch, they were engaged in the boats, steadily pulling, or sailing, or paddling after the whales, or for an interlude of sixty or seventy minutes calmly awaiting their uprising; though with but small success for their pains.
I don't like her steadily remembering those inquiries, in the first bewilderment of her success.
For a long time I stood buried in deep thought, when it occurred to me to try out one of the compasses I had brought and ascertain if it remained steadily fixed upon an unvarying pole.
No; I was not the object of this hatred, for he was not looking at me; his eye was steadily fixed upon the impenetrable point of the horizon.
And so the work went on, steadily undoing itself, and the neatly-stitched little dresses, or whatever they were, steadily falling to pieces.