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  1. sta·ble
    IPA[ˈstābəl]
  2. noun

    • 1. a building set apart and adapted for keeping horses:

      the horse was led from its stable
    • 2. an establishment where racehorses are kept and trained:

      racing stables
    • 3. the racehorses of a particular training establishment.

    • 4. an organization or establishment training or producing a particular type of person or product:

      the player comes from the same stable as Agassi

    verb

    • 1. put or keep (a horse) in a stable:

      they must be stabled and fed
    • 2. put or base (a locomotive or train) in a depot:

      one of the two locomotives was stabled at Fort William
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: stable, plural noun: stables

    • v.: verb: stable, 3rd person present: stables, gerund or present participle: stabling, past tense: stabled, past participle: stabled

    • adjective

      (of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed:

      (of a patient or a medical condition) not deteriorating in health after an injury or operation:

    • noun

      a building set apart and adapted for keeping horses:

      an establishment where racehorses are kept and trained:

    • verb

      put or keep (a horse) in a stable:

      put or base (a locomotive or train) in a depot:

    • adjective

      (of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed:

      (of a patient or their medical condition) not deteriorating in health after an injury or operation:

    • adjective

      able to survive long periods on store or home shelves without spoiling:
    • noun

      a stable where horses are kept at livery or let out for hire.
    • noun

      a bloodsucking fly related to the housefly, biting large mammals including humans.
    • noun

      a boy or man employed in a stable.
    • noun

      a girl or woman employed in a stable.
    • noun

      a state in which a body tends to return to its original position after being disturbed:
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