steadily


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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 ?
Brooke obediently began the story, with the handsome brown eyes steadily fixed upon the sunshiny river.
When she did speak sharply to him he had only to look steadily into her eyes to see dawning there the puzzled look he had already noticed in the eyes of others when he looked at them.
At a distance they could see the curious procession moving toward the wharf--the lovers, shoulder to shoulder, creeping; the lady in black, gaining steadily upon them; old Monsieur Farival, losing ground inch by inch, and a young barefooted Spanish girl, with a red kerchief on her head and a basket on her arm, bringing up the rear.
After the water has been suffered so to have its will, for a time, like a headstrong man, it is gathered together by the hand that made it, and a few rods below you may see it all, flowing on steadily toward the sea, as was foreordained from the first foundation of the 'arth
There was a great run of custom, setting steadily in, from about ten o' clock until towards noon,--relaxing, somewhat, at dinner-time, but recommencing in the afternoon, and, finally, dying away a half an hour or so before the long day's sunset.
All this while Hester had been looking steadily at the old man, and was shocked, as well as wonder-smitten, to discern what a change had been wrought upon him within the past seven years.
Captain Peleg, said Bildad steadily, thy conscience may be drawing ten inches of water, or ten fathoms, i can't tell; but as thou art still an impenitent man, captain Peleg, I greatly fear lest thy conscience be but a leaky one; and will in the end sink thee foundering down to the fiery pit, Captain Peleg.
Then holding the lance full before his waistband's middle, he levels it at the whale; when, covering him with it, he steadily depresses the butt-end in his hand, thereby elevating the point till the weapon stands fairly balanced upon his palm, fifteen feet in the air.
Joe Green went on very well; he learned quickly, and was so attentive and careful that John began to trust him in many things; but as I have said, he was small of his age, and it was seldom that he was allowed to exercise either Ginger or me; but it so happened one morning that John was out with Justice in the luggage cart, and the master wanted a note to be taken immediately to a gentleman's house, about three miles distant, and sent his orders for Joe to saddle me and take it, adding the caution that he was to ride steadily.
She was looking steadily into the blaze, with a calm, heart-broken expression, very different from her former agitated wildness.
The darkness was steadily growing, the people be- coming more and more distressed.
Presently I was deriving exquisite suffering from this employment, yet maybe I could have endured it if the mouse had attended steadily to his work; but he did not do that; he stopped every now and then, and I suffered more while waiting and listening for him to begin again than I did while he was gnawing.