re·​sta·​bi·​lize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstā-bə-ˌlīz How to pronounce restabilize (audio) \
restabilized; restabilizing

Definition of restabilize

transitive + intransitive

: to stabilize again : to become stable or steady or to make (something or someone) stable or steady again restabilized the joint restabilized the plane was able to restabilize the patient efforts to restabilize the region/economy/situation His condition restabilized. Even after the crash of 1987, the market restabilized within two years.— Harriette Cole

Other Words from restabilize

restabilization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌstā-​bə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce restabilization (audio) \ noun, plural restabilizations
political restabilization the restabilization process

First Known Use of restabilize

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Restabilize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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