adj. Firm in standing or position; not tottering or shaking; fixed; firm. Constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute; as, a man steady in his principles, in his purpose, or in the pursuit of an object. Regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as, the steady course of the sun; a steady breeze of wind.
Syn. - Fixed; regular; uniform; undeviating; invariable; unremitted; stable. Steady rest (Mach), a rest in a turning lathe, to keep a long piece of work from trembling.
- vb. 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.
- vb. To become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily.