sta·bi·lize verb \ˈstā-bə-ˌlīz\
: to make stable, steadfast, or firm
: to hold steady: as
a : to maintain the stability of (as an airplane) by means of a stabilizer
b : to limit fluctuations of (as prices)
c : to establish a minimum price for
Examples of STABILIZE
- The country's population has stabilized at 3.2 million.
- The government's efforts to stabilize prices have not succeeded.
- Even the administration's most vocal critics agree that the President has succeeded in stabilizing the economy.
- We'll use ropes to stabilize the platform.
- a process that stabilizes the vaccine
- drugs that stabilize a patient's heartbeat
- The pilots were able to stabilize the airplane and land safely.
First Known Use of STABILIZE
sta·bi·lize verb (Medical Dictionary)
sta·bi·lizedalso British ; sta·bi·lised; sta·bi·liz·ingalso British ; sta·bi·lis·ing
: to make stable <stabilize a patient's condition>
: to become stable <when pulse and blood pressure respond and stabilize—Journal of the American Medical Association>
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