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.
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.
To become steady; to regain a steady position or state; to move steadily.
A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady. Thomas Moore
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence. Thomas Jefferson