stabilize

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Verb[change]

Plain form
stabilize

Third-person singular
stabilizes

Past tense
stabilized

Past participle
stabilized

Present participle
stabilizing

  1. (transitive) If you stabilize something, you make it stable.
    Jody stabilized the table by putting a book under the short leg.
  2. (intransitive) If something stabilizes, it becomes stable.
    The country will stabilize after the next election ends.

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