Complete Definition of "stable"

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English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪbÉl|-eɪbÉl

Etymology 1
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ME. from OF. estable from Romanian stabula & Latin stabulum (stare stand) <br>or<br> Middle English from Anglo-French; Old French estable from L. stabilis (itself from stare stand -able)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) animals with hoofs, especially horses
  2. (metonymy) all the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner.

Translations
trans-top|building for animals with hoofs
Chinese: 馬槽
Crimean Tatar: aran, dam
Czech: stáj f
Danish: stald
Dutch: stal
Finnish: talli
French: étable
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German: Stall m
Polish: stajnia f
Serbian: stajnica f, konjušarnica f
Swedish: stall n
Telugu: à°à±à°°à±à°°à°ªà± శాల (gurrapu Saala)
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trans-top|building for horses
Dutch: paardenstal
French: écurie
German: Stall m, Pferdestall m
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trans-top|stable for oxen
Serbian: volarnica f
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|stabl|ing

  1. Put or keep (horse) in stable.

Translations
Dutch: stallen

Related terms
stabler m
stable-boy m
stable-hand m

Category:Horses

Etymology 2
From L. L. stabilis 'stable' (itself from stare 'to stand' -able)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Relatively unchanging, permanent; firmly fixed or established, not easily to be moved, changed, unbalanced, destroyed or altered in value.

He was in a stable relationship.

Translations
trans-top|relatively unchanging
Chinese: å®å®ç (Ändìng de)
Czech: stabilní m
Danish: stabil
Dutch: stabiel
Finnish: vakaa (1), tasainen (1)
German: stabil
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Portuguese: estável
Slovak: stabilný
Spanish: estable
Swedish: stabil
Telugu: à°¸à±à°¥à°¿à°° (sthira), à°¸à±à°¥à°¿à°°à°®à±à°¨ (sthiramaina)

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