Synonyms of steady in English:

steady


See definition of steady

adjective

1‘the base was not steady, and the model fell over’

SYNONYMS

stable, balanced, firm, fixed, secure, secured, fast, safe, immovable, unshakeable, dependable

anchored, moored, jammed, rooted, braced, cemented, riveted, nailed, tied

ANTONYMS

unstable, loose

2‘press the button again, keeping the camcorder as steady as you can’

SYNONYMS

motionless, still, unshaking, static, stationary, unmoving, sure

ANTONYMS

shaky

3‘a steady gaze’

SYNONYMS

fixed, intent, immovable, immobile, unwavering, unfaltering

ANTONYMS

darting

4‘a solid, steady young man’

SYNONYMS

sensible, level-headed, well balanced, balanced, rational, settled, mature, down-to-earth, full of common sense, stolid, calm, equable, imperturbable, reliable, dependable, sound, sober, serious-minded, responsible, serious

ANTONYMS

flighty, impulsive, airy-fairy, immature

5‘a fixed-interest bond is used to provide a steady income’

SYNONYMS

constant, unchanging, changeless, unvarying, invariable, undeviating

uniform, even, regular, consistent

continuous, continual, unceasing, ceaseless, perpetual, unremitting, unwavering, unfaltering, unfluctuating, undying, unending, endless, round-the-clock, all-year-round

reliable, dependable

ANTONYMS

fluctuating, intermittent, sporadic

6‘a steady boyfriend’

SYNONYMS

regular, unchanging, habitual, usual, customary, established, settled, firm, devoted, faithful

ANTONYMS

occasional, on-off


verb

1‘he propped his elbow on his knee to steady the rifle’

SYNONYMS

stabilize, make steady, hold steady

secure, fix, make fast

brace, support

balance, poise

2‘I took a deep breath to steady my nerves’

SYNONYMS

calm, calm down, soothe, quieten, quiet, compose, settle, pacify, lull

subdue, quell, control, get a grip on

sedate, tranquillize