steadily Definition

  • 1in a regular and even manner
  • 2in a gradual and continuous way
  • 3firmly fixed, supported, or balanced

Using steadily: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "steadily" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company has been growing steadily for the past five years.

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    He steadily climbed the mountain, taking breaks only when necessary.

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    The patient's condition is steadily improving.

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    She steadily worked on her painting for hours.

steadily Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with steadily

  • to remain calm and not become frightened or excited


    Hold steady, we'll get through this together.

  • to remain calm and focused in a difficult situation


    The surgeon kept a steady hand during the operation.

  • very stable and reliable


    You can always count on him, he's as steady as a rock.


Summary: steadily in Brief

The term 'steadily' [ˈstɛdəli] refers to doing something in a regular and even manner, or in a gradual and continuous way. It can also mean being firmly fixed, supported, or balanced. Examples include 'The company has been growing steadily for the past five years,' and 'She steadily worked on her painting for hours.' Phrases like 'hold steady' and 'keep a steady hand' denote remaining calm and focused in difficult situations.

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