Definition of Stabilise

1. Verb. Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace. "Brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"

Exact synonyms: Brace, Stabilize, Steady
Generic synonyms: Beef Up, Fortify, Strengthen
Specialized synonyms: Ballast, Guy
Derivative terms: Brace, Stabilization



2. Verb. Become stable or more stable. "The economy stabilized"
Exact synonyms: Stabilize
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Root, Settle, Settle Down, Steady Down, Take Root, Becalm, Calm, Steady
Derivative terms: Stabilisation
Antonyms: Destabilise, Destabilize

3. Verb. Make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium. "Stabilize prices"
Exact synonyms: Stabilize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Peg
Antonyms: Destabilise, Destabilize
Derivative terms: Stabilisation, Stabiliser, Stabilization, Stabilizer, Stabilizer, Stabilizer

Definition of Stabilise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of stabilize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stabilise

1. [v -LISED, -LISING, -LISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stabilise

stabber
stabbers
stabbing
stabbingly
stabbings
stabboard
stabby
stabilate
stabilator
stabilators
stabile
stabiles
stabilimeter
stabilisation
stabilisations
stabilise (current term)
stabilised
stabilised baseplate
stabiliser
stabilisers
stabilises
stabilising
stabilitate
stabilities
stability
stability conditions
stabilization
stabilizations
stabilize
stabilized

Literary usage of Stabilise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys: Volume 2004 Issue 17 by OECD Staff, OECD (2005)
"Additional employment required to stabilise the ratio of old-age population to employees' Per cent population 40 2.0 2.0 A. Additional stock required at ..."

2. OECD Economic Surveys Japan by OECD Staff, Oecd (2005)
"However, at the current pace, it would take a decade just to reach a primary budget balance, which may not be sufficient to stabilise the public debt to GDP ..."

3. China in the World Economy: The Domestic Policy Challenges by Charles A Pigott (2002)
"In more specific terms, the main goals of the current policy regime are to stabilise grain output, promote domestic food self-sufficiency, maintain large ..."

4. Babies and Bosses: Reconciling Work and Family Life by OECD Staff, Willem Adema, Christopher Prinz, Olivier Thevenon, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"Completed fertility rates continue to decline and will stabilise at a higher level in New Zealand A. Completed fertility rate Rate 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.0 1.5 ..."

5. Urbanisation in SA Volume 1: Dynamics: South Africa's Challenge by Derik Gelderblom, Pieter Kok (1994)
"Although one can under normal circumstances expect people who are urbanised also to stabilise, and many in fact do, the irony of the South African case was ..."

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