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stable1

sta·ble1

stable1

 
 
pronunciation:
steI bl
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stabler, stablest
definition 1: fixed, firm, or steady in position; not shaky or easily moved.
Please keep the ladder stable.
synonyms:
fast, firm, fixed, secure, solid, steady, sturdy
antonyms:
insecure, rickety, rocky, shaky, unstable, unsteady
similar words:
stationary
definition 2: not easily changed; lasting a long time.
A stable job will help her support her children.We are lucky to have freedom and a stable form of government.
synonyms:
fixed, lasting, steadfast
antonyms:
rocky, unsettled, unstable
similar words:
durable, persistent, regular, secure, solid, steady
derivation: stably (adv.)
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