- 1. sweetheart, sweetie, steady, truelove, lover
- usage: a person loved by another person
- 1. steady, calm, becalm, stabilize, stabilise
- usage: make steady; "steady yourself"
- 2. brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise, strengthen, beef up, fortify
- usage: support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
- 1. steady (vs. unsteady), dependable, rock-steady, steady-going, even, regular, firm, level, unwavering, steadied, sure, surefooted, sure-footed, footsure, even, stable, unagitated
- usage: 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"
- 2. firm, steady, unfluctuating, stable (vs. unstable)
- usage: not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; "stocks are still firm"
- 3. steady, secure (vs. insecure)
- usage: securely in position; not shaky; "held the ladder steady"
- 4. firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering, resolute (vs. irresolute)
- usage: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
- 5. regular, steady, frequent (vs. infrequent)
- usage: relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
- 6. steady, unexcitable (vs. excitable)
- usage: not easily excited or upset; "steady nerves"
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- 1. steadily, steady
- usage: in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"
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