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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.

Stable Quotations

What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
Kurt Vonnegut

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Margaret Thatcher

There is nothing so stable as change.
Bob Dylan

If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon.
Alfred A. Montapert

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
John Steinbeck
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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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