sta·​ble·​mate ˈstā-bəl-ˌmāt How to pronounce stablemate (audio)
: an animal stabled with another
: a member of a stable

Examples of stablemate in a Sentence

a new car model and its stablemates
Recent Examples on the Web Like its stablemates in the budget section, the refresh rate is set to 60 Hz. Chuong Nguyen, Ars Technica, 6 Feb. 2023 Our burros are stablemates, so from the moment that gun went off to the finish line Paco and Lola ran together the whole. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 16 Aug. 2022 The United Kingdom's Challenger 2 main battle tank is heavier, weirder, and slower than its Western stablemates, the M1 Abrams and Leopard 2. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 6 Sep. 2023 But while stablemates such as the DBS 770 Ultimate, Vantage F1 Edition, and DBX707 have a sportier edge, the DB12, which starts at $245,000, represents the company’s core. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 19 Aug. 2023 As is the case with its more expensive stablemates—the XC60 and XC90—the XC40 is functional inside, well made, and beautifully designed—if not quite as plush and luxurious. Jonathon Ramsey, Car and Driver, 27 June 2023 As is the case with its gas-electric stablemates, the Sport-L comes standard with a 204-hp hybrid powertrain that consists of a four-cylinder gas engine and two electric motors. Greg S. Fink, Car and Driver, 13 June 2023 Private Creek will help ensure an honest pace for his stablemates #5 Harlocap and #11 Silver Heist, and Victory Formation will do the same for his stablemates #6 Angel of Empire and the Super Screener Top Win pick #8 Tapit’s Conquest. Jay Ginsbach, Forbes, 18 Feb. 2023 The Corsair’s road manners and cabin environs mimic those of its larger and more expensive Lincoln stablemates. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 14 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stablemate was in 1926

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“Stablemate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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