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  1. stable
    IPA[ˈsteɪb(ə)l]
  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 the horse make his debut for the Mick Naughton stable
    • 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