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Synonyms for stable

Synonyms for stable

firmly settled or positioned

consistently reliable, especially because of resistance to outside pressures

Synonyms for stable

a farm building for housing horses or other livestock

shelter in a stable

resistant to change of position or condition

firm and dependable

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not taking part readily in chemical change

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maintaining equilibrium

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showing little if any change

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References in classic literature ?
The police imagine, I take it, that this Fitzroy Simpson, having drugged the lad, and having in some way obtained a duplicate key, opened the stable door and took out the horse, with the intention, apparently, of kidnapping him altogether.
But a new element has been introduced into the case which may account for his leading the horse from the stable.
I have also examined every stable and out-house in Tavistock, and for a radius of ten miles.
There was not another mount in the stable for himself and his servant besides Meg and Rattler.
The cap'n's been ridin' the devil's own pace," said Dalton the coachman, whose person stood out in high relief as he smoked his pipe against the stable wall, when John brought up Rattler.
Not an heroic strain; nevertheless Arthur felt himself very heroic as he strode towards the stables to give his orders about the horses.
One day she bit James in the arm and made it bleed, and so Miss Flora and Miss Jessie, who are very fond of me, were afraid to come into the stable.
shouted his master just then, as he came into the stable.
When he got up, he was lame and could hardly limp as far as the stable.
A combination of sickness and mischance found the stage stables short a driver.
An' to-morrow I'll hustle around to the stables, an' if I locate anything we can rent a shack an' have all winter to think about where we'll go next year.
Macey, winking mysteriously, "and then make believe, if you like, as you didn't see lights i' the stables, nor hear the stamping o' the hosses, nor the cracking o' the whips, and howling, too, if it's tow'rt daybreak.
I say, as I'm ready to wager any man ten pound, if he'll stand out wi' me any dry night in the pasture before the Warren stables, as we shall neither see lights nor hear noises, if it isn't the blowing of our own noses.