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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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Edith Baxter was within thirty yards of the stables, when a man appeared out of the darkness and called to her to stop.
In reply to her inquiries, he said that he could not sleep on account of his anxiety about the horses, and that he intended to walk down to the stables to see that all was well.
It is a pleasant thing on such a morning to walk along the well-rolled gravel on one's way to the stables, meditating an excursion.
Arthur went in for the sake of patting Meg, declining as far as possible to see anything in the stables, lest he should lose his temper before breakfast.
I'll give him a hundred and twenty-five a month to take hold the stables.
A combination of sickness and mischance found the stage stables short a driver.
At this time I used to stand in the stable and my coat was brushed every day till it shone like a rook's wing.
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.
Vronsky once more took in in one glance the exquisite lines of his favorite mare; who was quivering all over, and with an effort he tore himself from the sight of her, and went out of the stable.
Aye, but there's more going on in the stables than what folks see by daylight, eh, Mr.
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.
When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable language, in which he soon became such an adept, that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
That's why I have come to ask you to sack the whole stable.
After that, the door of the stable was closed and he was left alone.
shouted his master just then, as he came into the stable.