What does the word stable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Stably.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stableness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stability.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To lodge in a stable.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Standing firmly in place; fixed; durable.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A building for horses or cattle.

Usage examples for stable

  1. We reach a very convenient house, containing on the ground floor three rooms and a stable, which I immediately turned into a guard- room. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. If we did, no man's neck would be safe and no man's house stable. – The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors by George Bernard Shaw
  3. Some time after dinner, I ordered my cousin's man, who came with me, to get ready the horses; but it was resolved I should not stir that night; and when I seemed pretty much bent upon going, they ordered the stable door to be locked; and the children hid my cloak and boots. – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education