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Definition 1: a farm building for housing horses or other livestock - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stable in the sense of this definition

(stable is a kind of ...) a building on a farm

(... is a kind of stable ) stable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire

(... is an instance of stable) (Greek mythology) the extremely dirty stables that were finally cleaned by Hercules who diverted two rivers through them

(stable is a part of ...) a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

Samples where stable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stable horses

(stable is a kind of ...) provide shelter for

"After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"

(stable belongs to category ...) breeding and caring for farm animals

Definition 3: resistant to change of position or condition - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where stable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a stable ladder
  • a stable peace
  • a stable relationship
  • stable prices

(stable is similar to ...) not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

"stocks are still firm"

(stable is similar to ...) lasting a long time without change

"a lasting relationship"

(stable is similar to ...) (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change

(stable is similar to ...) made stable or firm

(means also ...) steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection

"a man constant in adherence to his ideals" "a constant lover" "constant as the northern star"

(means also ...) continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

"permanent secretary to the president" "permanent address" "literature of permanent value"

(means also ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

Definition 4: maintaining equilibrium - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(stable is similar to ...) being in a state of proper equilibrium

"the carefully balanced seesaw" "a properly balanced symphony orchestra" "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history" "a balanced blend of whiskeys" "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"

Definition 5: firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the economy is stable

(stable is similar to ...) financially secure and safe

"sound investments" "a sound economy"

Definition 6: showing little if any change - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a static population

Synonyms for stable in the sense of this definition

(stable is similar to ...) not changeable or subject to change

"a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm" "the unchangeable seasons" "one of the unchangeable facts of life"

Definition 7: not taking part readily in chemical change - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(stable is similar to ...) (chemistry) not reacting chemically

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