steadily Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “steadily” in the English Dictionary

"steadily" in British English

See all translations

steadilyadverb

uk   us   /ˈsted.ɪ.li/

steadily adverb (GRADUALLY)

B2 gradually: Prices have ​risen steadily.

steadily adverb (CONTROLLED)

calmly and in a ​controlled way: She ​returned his ​gaze steadily.
(Definition of steadily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"steadily" in American English

See all translations

steadilyadverb

 us   /ˈsted·əl·i/
in a ​gradual, ​regular way over a ​period of ​time: Prices have ​risen steadily.
(Definition of steadily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"steadily" in Business English

See all translations

steadilyadverb

uk   us   /ˈstedɪli/
in a gradual way, remaining at a similar ​rate: rise/fall/grow steadily Prices have been ​rising steadily during the summer.steadily declining/increasing/growing Japan's ​tradesurplus with the US ​increaseddue to the steadily ​growing US ​economy and the ​depreciation of the Yen.
(Definition of steadily from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “steadily”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐地, 稳步地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸地, 穩步地…
What is the pronunciation of steadily?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More