sta·​ble·​mate | \ ˈstā-bəl-ˌmāt How to pronounce stablemate (audio) \

Definition of stablemate

1 : an animal stabled with another
2 : a member of a stable

Examples of stablemate in a Sentence

a new car model and its stablemates
Recent Examples on the Web Other than the additional all-wheel-drive componentry and the 156-pound increase in curb weight that accompanies it, the Carrera 4 is identical to its rear-drive stablemate. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, "2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Doesn't Really Need All-Wheel Drive," 10 June 2020 That's 9 fewer miles than its slightly less powerful stablemate, the Taycan Turbo. Joey Capparella, Car and Driver, "Porsche Taycan EV's EPA Range Goes from Bad to Worse," 15 Jan. 2020 Even with adjustments for one-time items, operating profit at the Telegraph Media Group Ltd., parent of both the daily newspaper and its Sunday stablemate, fell to 7.8 million pounds last year. Alex Webb | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "At This Price, The U.K.’s Telegraph Is More Than a Vanity Play," 29 Oct. 2019 Isabelle Haskell de Tomaso’s homebred Irish Mias earned his first career win in style, scooting through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and edging stablemate Torres Del Paine by a nose in the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Laurel Futurity. Baltimore Sun Staff,, "Maryland grad Matt Rambo lifts Whipsnakes to inaugural Premier Lacrosse League title," 21 Sep. 2019 The Breeders’ Cup Classic was his 11th race of the year — none of his stablemates has raced more than six times — and his $533,891 in purses represent 75% of the barn’s total. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Veterinarians: Training videos suggest Mongolian Groom shouldn't have run in Breeders' Cup," 14 Nov. 2019 Bricks and Mortar rallied to extend his winning streak to five, besting stablemate Robert Bruce by 1½ lengths. Tom Canavan, Houston Chronicle, "Another Triple Crown surprise: Sir Winston takes Belmont Stakes," 8 June 2019 And there is 9-5 morning-line favorite Tacitus, the stablemate to eventual Kentucky Derby winner Country House, after Maximum Security was disqualified. John Cherwa,, "Belmont Stakes 2019 preview: A horse-by-horse look at the field," 8 June 2019 Vino Rosso, who also had a stablemate in the field with Noble Indy, had five weeks off after finishing ninth in the Kentucky Derby. Fletcher Page, The Courier-Journal, "Did Justify have help from another horse at Belmont? That's nonsense," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of stablemate

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stablemate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stablemate

: a horse, person, product, etc., that belongs to the same stable as another horse, person, product, etc.

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