stabilise

Definitions of stabilise
  1. verb
    support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    synonyms: brace, stabilize, steady
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    types:
    ballast
    make steady with a ballast
    guy
    steady or support with a guy wire or cable
    type of:
    beef up, fortify, strengthen
    make strong or stronger
  2. verb
    make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    synonyms: stabilize
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    Antonyms:
    destabilise, destabilize
    make unstable
    types:
    peg
    stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  3. verb
    become stable or more stable
    synonyms: stabilize
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    Antonyms:
    destabilise, destabilize
    become unstable
    types:
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    root, settle, settle down, steady down, take root
    become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    becalm, calm, steady
    make still or steady
    plateau
    reach a stage where no further progress is made
    roost
    settle down or stay, as if on a roost
    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
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