Firm or steady; not likely to move

What does it mean?

If something is stable, it is solid or set. It will not change or move.

Definitions and Sentences



adjective: firmly established; not changing or fluctuating

- stably, stableness, stabler, stablest, stability

* The chair is not stable because one of its legs is shorter than the rest.

* When it has the correct number of electrons, the element is considered stable.

noun: building in which domestic animals are sheltered and fed; building having stalls or compartments

- stableman

* She rode the horse back to the stable.

verb: to put or keep in a stable

- stabled, stabling

* Where do you stable your horses?