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Dictionary definition for: Steady

1. (n) a person loved by another person

2. (v) make steady; "steady yourself"

3. (a) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

4. (r) in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"

5. (v) support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter''s wheel"

6. (s) persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature" "a constant beat" "principles of unvarying validity" "a steady breeze"

7. (s) not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"

8. (s) securely in position; not shaky; "held the ladder steady"

9. (s) marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions" "a firm mouth" "steadfast resolve" "a man of unbendable perseverence" "unwavering loyalty"

10. (s) relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer" "a steady drinker"

11. (s) not easily excited or upset; "steady nerves"

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