Steady Stead"y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steadied} (-[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steadying}.] To make steady; to hold or keep from shaking, reeling, or falling; to make or keep firm; to support; to make constant, regular, or resolute. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • steadied — adjective made steady or constant (Freq. 1) the noise became a steadied roaring • Similar to: ↑steady * * * past of steady …   Useful english dictionary

  • steadied — stead·y || stedɪ n. regular boyfriend, regular girlfriend v. reinforce, stabilize; be stabilized adj. stable, set firmly in place; unfaltering, sure; constant, regular; calm, not easily flustered; reliable; firm, resolute interj. be careful! …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steady — stead|y1 W3 [ˈstedi] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(continuous)¦ 2¦(not moving)¦ 3 steady job/work/income 4¦(voice/look)¦ 5¦(person)¦ 6 steady boyfriend/girlfriend 7 steady relationship ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: stead] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steady — ▪ I. steady steady 2 verb steadied PTandPP [intransitive, transitive] to stop increasing or decreasing and stay about the same, or to make something do this: • The dollar has steadied after early losses on the money markets. • Some cautious… …   Financial and business terms

  • steady — [[t]ste̱di[/t]] ♦♦♦ steadier, steadiest, steadies, steadying, steadied 1) ADJ GRADED A steady situation continues or develops gradually without any interruptions and is not likely to change quickly. Despite the steady progress of building work,… …   English dictionary

  • stabilize — stabilize, steady, poise, balance, ballast, trim are comparable when they mean to maintain or cause to maintain position or equilibrium. Despite their agreement in basic meaning they vary widely in their implications and in their range of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • steady — I UK [ˈstedɪ] / US adjective Word forms steady : adjective steady comparative steadier superlative steadiest ** 1) firmly held in a particular position without moving or shaking Hold the torch steady so I can see better. steady hand: You have to… …   English dictionary

  • Sussex County Cricket Club in 2005 — Match detailsussex v Loughborough UCCE (9 11 April) Match drawn The first day of this match, which was played at Hove, saw Loughborough dismissed for 237. Sussex then reached 15 for no loss at close. Sussex batted through the second day, adding… …   Wikipedia

  • MCC University matches in 2005 — The MCC University matches in 2005 are games played between the University Centre of Cricketing Excellence ( UCCEs ) and first class opposition. This is the first year the games are called MCC University matches, after the MCC announced a funding …   Wikipedia

  • Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club in 2005 — Nottinghamshire Outlaws Grounds Trent Bridge Website Captain Stephen Fleming Squad Other overseas player …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”