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verb as in make or keep in steady state; make resistant to change

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Both are worsened by human development of natural lands that would otherwise allow species to flourish and would store atmosphere-warming carbon, stabilizing the climate.

Very quickly, probably around the beginning of April, we started to see our business stabilize.

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Ultimately the goal to resolve the manual spam action was met, which helped to stabilize Google visibility somehow, albeit not at a level as high as prior to penalization.

As people learn to live with the uncertainty of what has become quite a lengthy issue, these industries are stabilizing and those companies involved need to really build on their strengths to stand out.

This results in the rate of deposition gradually plateauing until the two processes balance out and the number of CNTs stabilizes.

This gave the Germans time to stabilize and dig in on the “hedgerow front” before St. Lô.

And if he can stabilize this sliver of the country, it could prevent another devastating war.

It's going to require us to stabilize Syria in some fashion.

He says again and again that he hopes Russia will cooperate to stabilize the situation in Ukraine.

In the delicate efforts to stabilize Ukraine that lie ahead, shale gas will not be very important over the short term.

This doubtless tended to eliminate cut-throat competition and thus stabilize the industry.

Secretary Redfield undertook to stabilize prices by arbitrarily fixing them.

After the nitration, the acid is removed and the nitrocotton boiled up in water to stabilize it.

Yet it is plain that the effect of these dinners was to stabilize prices for steel.

Could he have simply claimed to have done so in an effort to stabilize his own power?


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stabilize, such as: balance, fix, maintain, preserve, secure, and steady.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.