keep in a stable

  • 1 Stable — Sta ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stabled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stabling} ( bl[i^]ng).] To put or keep in a stable. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stable — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French estable, stable, from Latin stabulum, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 13th century 1. a building in which domestic animals are sheltered and fed; especially such a building having… …

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  • 3 stable — sta·ble || steɪbl n. structure in which horses and other animals are housed; racing establishment; race horses belonging to a racing establishment adj. steady, firm, fixed; not shaky; lasting; dependable, faithful; not susceptible to change;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 Stable vices — are bad habits of equines, especially horses. They usually develop as a result of being confined with insufficient exercise. Vices can develop out of boredom or hunger, excess energy, isolation, and occasionally may be learned by observing other… …

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  • 5 Keep of Kalessin — Pays d’origine …

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  • 6 Keep Of Kalessin — Pays d’origine …

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  • 7 stable — Ⅰ. stable [1] ► ADJECTIVE (stabler, stablest) 1) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed. 2) not deteriorating in health after an injury or operation. 3) emotionally well balanced. 4) not likely to change or fail …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 keep one's feet on the ground — See: FEET ON THE GROUND …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 keep one's feet on the ground — See: FEET ON THE GROUND …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 stable — stable1 [stā′bəl] adj. stabler, stablest [ME < OFr estable < L stabilis < stare, to STAND] 1. a) not easily moved or thrown off balance; firm; steady b) not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed c) firm in character, p …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 stable — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Stable is used after these nouns: ↑racing, ↑riding {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb Stable is used with these nouns as the object: ↑horse {{Roman}}III.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 not likely to move VERBS ▪ be …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 Stable bandage — A stable bandage, or standing bandage/wrap, is a type of wrap used on the lower legs of a horse. A stable bandage runs from just below the knee or hock, to the bottom of the fetlock joint, and protects the cannon bone, tendons of the lower leg,… …

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  • 13 keep — v. & n. v. (past and past part. kept) 1 tr. have continuous charge of; retain possession of. 2 tr. (foll. by for) retain or reserve for a future occasion or time (will keep it for tomorrow). 3 tr. & intr. retain or remain in a specified condition …

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  • 14 stable — sta|ble1 [ steıbl ] adjective ** 1. ) not changing frequently and not likely to suddenly become worse: People have become accustomed to a stable economic situation. The marine environment is relatively stable. Children benefit from stable… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 stable — I UK [ˈsteɪb(ə)l] / US adjective ** 1) a) not changing frequently and not likely to suddenly become worse People have become accustomed to a stable economic situation. The marine environment is relatively stable. Children benefit from stable… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 stable — 1. adj. (stabler, stablest) 1 firmly fixed or established; not easily adjusted, destroyed, or altered (a stable structure; a stable government). 2 firm, resolute; not wavering or fickle (a stable and steadfast friend). 3 Chem. (of a compound) not …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 stable — sta|ble1 W3 [ˈsteıbəl] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: estable, from Latin stabilis, from stare to stand ] 1.) steady and not likely to move or change ≠ ↑unstable →↑stability ▪ A wide base will make the structure much more stable. in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 stable — 1 adjective 1 steady and not likely to move or change: Be careful, that ladder isn t stable. | a stable marriage | a politically stable country 2 calm, reasonable, and not easy to upset: Norman s a bit neurotic, but his wife s a very stable… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 stable — 1. noun /ˈsteɪ.bəl/ a) A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) animals with hoofs, especially horses b) all the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner. 2. verb /ˈsteɪ …

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  • 20 stable — stable1 adjective (stabler, stablest) 1》 not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed. 2》 not likely to change or fail.     ↘not deteriorating in health after an injury or operation.     ↘emotionally well balanced. 3》 not liable to undergo… …

    English new terms dictionary