from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make stable or steadfast.
- transitive v. To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
- transitive v. To keep from fluctuating; fix the level of: stabilize prices.
- intransitive v. To become stable, steadfast, or fixed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make stable.
- v. To become stable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render stable. Also spelled stabilise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
- v. become stable or more stable
- v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
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