restabilize

verb re·sta·bi·lize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstā-bə-ˌlīz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of restabilize

restabilized; restabilizing
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

restabilization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌstā-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, plural restabilizations
    • political restabilization
    • the restabilization process

First Known Use of restabilize

1922

in the meaning defined above

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