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Definition of "stabilize" []

  • To make stable or steadfast. (verb-transitive)
  • To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer. (verb-transitive)
  • To keep from fluctuating; fix the level of: stabilize prices. (verb-transitive)
  • To become stable, steadfast, or fixed. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stabilize" in a sentence
  • "But it's really not much again when you think about it Michael, the way we do it is once the project either, what we call stabilize which is over 90% leased or its one year."
  • "Do you know what the word stabilize means? go back and reread the ... fredct: But companies have everything to say about which benefits they provide, not 'squat'."
  • "There is going to be demand for chicken, that there's going to be enough demand there, once some of these issues in the short-term stabilize for both the US and Brazil to continue to grow from an export perspective."