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Definition of Stable

Stable

  1. So placed as to resist forces tending to cause motion; of such structure as to resist distortion or molecular or chemical disturbance; -- said of any body or substance.
  2. Firmly established; not easily moved, shaken, or overthrown; fixed; as, a stable government.
  3. Steady in purpose; constant; firm in resolution; not easily diverted from a purpose; not fickle or wavering; as, a man of stable character.
  4. Durable; not subject to overthrow or change; firm; as, a stable foundation; a stable position.
  5. To fix; to establish.
  6. A house, shed, or building, for beasts to lodge and feed in; esp., a building or apartment with stalls, for horses; as, a horse stable; a cow stable.
  7. To put or keep in a stable.
  8. To dwell or lodge in a stable; to dwell in an inclosed place; to kennel.
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Stable Translations

stable in Danish is fast
stable in Dutch is stevig, vast, hecht, gevestigd
stable in Finnish is luja
stable in German is dauerhaft, Stall, haltbar
stable in Italian is stanla, stalla
stable in Latin is inconcussus, stabilis
stable in Norwegian is stall
stable in Spanish is corral, esatble, establo, caballeriza, estable
stable in Swedish is stabil, stall
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