Definition of stabilize
1 : to make stable, steadfast, or firm
: to become stable, firm, or steadfast
stabilizationplay \ˌstā-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of stabilize in a sentence
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
STABILIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of stabilize for Students
: to make or become unlikely to change suddenly or greatly
Medical Definition of stabilize
transitive verb: to make stable stabilize a patient's condition
intransitive verb: to become stable when pulse and blood pressure respond and stabilize—Journal of the American Medical Association
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