be steady
index adhere (persist), persevere, persist

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  • steady — 1. adjective 1) the ladder must be steady Syn: stable, firm, fixed, secure, fast, safe, immovable, unshakable, dependable; anchored, moored, jammed, rooted, braced Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • steady — 1. adjective 1) the ladder must be steady Syn: stable, firm, fixed, secure 2) keep the camera steady Syn: still, motionless, static, stationary 3) a steady gaze …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • steady — adj Steady, uniform, even, equable, constant are comparable when they mean neither markedly varying nor variable but much the same throughout its course or extent. Steady is the most widely applicable of these terms; in general it suggests… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Steady state — is a more general situation than dynamic equilibrium. If a system is in steady state, then the recently observed behavior of the system will continue into the future. In stochastic systems, the probabilities that various different states will be… …   Wikipedia

  • Steady state (disambiguation) — Steady state in general is a dynamic equilibrium commonly observed in dynamic systems. Specifically, it may refer to: *Steady state (biochemistry), a central term in osmosis *Steady state (chemistry), a central term in chemical kinetics *Steady… …   Wikipedia

  • steady on — british spoken phrase used for telling someone that you do not approve of the bad things that they are saying Steady on, Karen! You’re talking about my boyfriend. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing when you are annoyed or angrysynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steady your nerves — phrase to stop yourself from feeling nervous She took a deep breath to steady her nerves. Thesaurus: to be, or to become calm and stop worryingsynonym Main entry: steady * * * steady your nerves : to make yourself calm or calmer …   Useful english dictionary

  • steady state — exists when periodic (or constant) vehicle responses to periodic (or constant) control and/or disturbance inputs do not change over an arbitrarily long time. The motion responses in steady state are referred to as steady state responses. This… …   Mechanics glossary

  • steady — 1520s, replacing earlier steadfast, from STEAD (Cf. stead) + adj. suffix y, perhaps on model of M.Du., M.L.G. stadig. O.E. had stæððig grave, serious, and stedig barren, but neither seems to be the direct source of the modern word. O.N. cognate… …   Etymology dictionary

  • steady on! — 1. Keep calm! 2. Don t be so foolish, hasty, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑steady * * * Brit. used as a way of exhorting someone to calm down or be more reasonable in what they are saying or doing …   Useful english dictionary

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