HyperDic: stable

English > 7 senses of the word stable:
ADJECTIVEallstableresistant to change of position or condition
allstablefirm and dependable
allstablenot taking part readily in chemical change
allstablemaintaining equilibrium
allstable, static, unchangingshowing little if any change
NOUNartifactstable, stalls, horse barna farm building for housing / housing horses or other livestock
VERBsocialstableshelter in a stable
stable > pronunciation
Soundsstey'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > stable: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresistant to change of position or condition.
Examples
  • "a stable ladder"
  • "a stable peace"
  • "a stable relationship"
  • "stable prices"
Narrowerfirm, steady, unfluctuatingnot liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
lastinglasting a long time without change
stabile(chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change
stabilized, stabilisedmade stable or firm
See alsoconstantsteadfast in purpose or devotion or affection
permanent, lastingcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place
steadynot subject to change or variation especially in behavior
Oppositeunstablelacking stability or fixity / fixity or firmness
Spanishestable
Catalanestable
Nounsstabilitythe quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
stablenessthe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
Adverbsstablyin a stable solid fixed manner
English > stable: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFirm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation.
Example"the economy is stable"
Broadersoundfinancially secure and safe
Spanishestable
Catalanestable
Nounsstability, stablenessthe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
English > stable: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot taking part readily in chemical change.
Broaderunreactive(chemistry) not reacting chemically
Spanishestable
English > stable: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningMaintaining equilibrium.
BroaderbalancedIn a state of proper equilibrium
Spanishestable
English > stable: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaningshowing little if any change.
Synonymsstatic, unchanging
Broaderunchangeablenot changeable or subject to change
Spanishestático
Catalanestàtic
Nounsstabilitythe quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
stablenessthe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
Adverbsstablyin a stable unchanging / unchanging manner
English > stable: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA farm building for housing / housing horses or other livestock.
Synonymsstalls, horse barn
InstancesAugean stables(Greek mythology) the extremely dirty stables that were finally cleaned by Hercules who diverted two rivers through them
PartsstallA compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
Narrowerlivery stablestable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire
Broaderfarm buildingA building on a farm
Spanishcaballeriza, cuadra, estable, establo
Catalancavallerissa, estable, quadra
Verbsstableshelter in a stable
English > stable: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningshelter in a stable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey stable the animals
Example"stable horses"
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
BroadershelterProvide shelter / shelter for
Spanishestabular
Nounsstablea farm building for housing / housing horses or other livestock
stablingaccommodation for animals (especially for horses)

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