stable
noun
1. (building for horses) 
a. la cuadra (F) 
The groom took the horse out of the stable.El mozo sacó el caballo de la cuadra.
The prince's stables can accommodate more than 100 horses.Las caballerizas del príncipe tienen cabida para más de 100 caballos.
2. (building for livestock) 
The stable was damaged in the storm.La tormenta dañó el establo.
3. (group of racehorses) 
a. la cuadra (F) 
Their stable has produced three champions.Su cuadra ha producido tres campeones.
adjective
4. (unchanging) 
a. estable 
Every attempt to keep prices stable failed.Todos los intentos para mantener estables los precios fracasaron.
He hasn't been in a stable relationship in years.No ha tenido una relación estable en varios años.
5. (unmoving) 
a. estable 
Don't worry, you won't fall. The ladder is perfectly stable.No te preocupes, no te vas a caer. La escalera está perfectamente estable.
b. firme 
That chair doesn't look very stable. I wouldn't stand on it.Esa silla no se ve muy firme. No me pararía sobre ella.
6. (balanced) 
He is not a stable person. He had a troubled childhood.No es una persona equilibrada. Tuvo una niñez traumática.
7. (medicine) 
The patient's condition is stable.La condición del paciente es estacionaria.
transitive verb
8. (to keep in a stable) 
My horse is stabled at a friend's farm.Mi caballo está guardado en cuadra en la granja de un amigo.
9. (to put in a stable) 
The groom was stabling the horses.El mozo estaba poniendo los caballos en la cuadra.
stable
adjective
1. (marriage, job) 
a. estable 
2. (person) 
a. equilibrado(a) 
3. (object, structure, instrument) 
a. fijo(a), seguro(a) 
4. (medical condition) 
a. estacionario(a) 
stable [ˈsteɪbl]
noun
(building) cuadra (f); caballeriza (f); (establishment) cuadra (f);
transitive verb
(keep in stable) guardar en una cuadra; (put in stable) poner en una cuadra;
modifier
stable door (n)
to shut or close the stable door after the horse has bolted a buenas horas, mangas verdes
stable lad (n)
stable [ˈsteɪbl]
adjective
stabler (comparative)stablest (superlative) [+relationship, country, situation, substance] estable; [+job] estable; permanente; (Med) [+condition] estacionario; [+blood pressure, weight] estable; estacionario; (Psychology and Psychiatry) [+person, character] equilibrado
sterling has remained stable against the franc la libra se ha mantenido estable frente al franco; the weight of the machine makes it very stable el peso de la máquina le da estabilidad; that ladder's not very stable esa escalera no está muy firme
oil prices are stable for the first time in years
Phrases with "stable"
Here are the most popular phrases with "stable." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
financially stable
económicamente estable
stable job
trabajo estable
horse stable
la cuadra de caballos
Examples
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