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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

Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
Allan Savory

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 key to achieving success is to assemble a strong and stable management team.
Vivek Wadhwa

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

It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
Ian Mckellen
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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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