Meaning of STABLE in English

STABLE

I.

noun

Stable is used after these nouns: ↑ racing , ↑ riding

II.

verb

Stable is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ horse

III.

adj.

1 not likely to move

VERBS

▪ be , feel , look , seem

▪ make sth

▪ keep sth

Put a book under the table leg to keep it ~.

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ perfectly , quite

Don't worry—it's perfectly ~!

▪ enough , sufficiently

The unit is ~ enough on level ground.

2 not likely to change suddenly

VERBS

▪ be , look , seem

▪ become

▪ remain

▪ keep sth

attempts to keep prices ~

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ highly , remarkably

▪ completely , perfectly

Animals rarely live in completely ~ environments.

▪ comparatively , more or less , reasonably , relatively , roughly

▪ enough , sufficiently

He was not emotionally ~ enough to think through his decision.

▪ apparently

▪ emotionally , financially , politically

Stable is used with these nouns: ↑ background , ↑ condition , ↑ currency , ↑ democracy , ↑ door , ↑ economy , ↑ employment , ↑ environment , ↑ future , ↑ home , ↑ jockey , ↑ molecule , ↑ orbit , ↑ relationship , ↑ situation , ↑ structure , ↑ system , ↑ temperature , ↑ yard

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