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Stabilize   /stˈeɪbəlˌaɪz/   Listen

Make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium.  Synonym: stabilise.  "Stabilize prices"
Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace.  Synonyms: brace, stabilise, steady.
Become stable or more stable.  Synonym: stabilise.

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"Stabilize" Quotes from Famous Books

... must be one of pessimism. The Treaty includes no provisions for the economic rehabilitation of Europe,—nothing to make the defeated Central Empires into good neighbors, nothing to stabilize the new States of Europe, nothing to reclaim Russia; nor does it promote in any way a compact of economic solidarity amongst the Allies themselves; no arrangement was reached at Paris for restoring the disordered finances of France and Italy, or to adjust the systems of ...
— The Economic Consequences of the Peace • John Maynard Keynes

... the United States could hardly hope or desire to remain always a passive spectator, yet, aside from trying to stabilize the western hemisphere by the Monroe Doctrine, she cherished down to the year 1898 a policy of isolation from world affairs. During the first half of the 19th century, it is true, her interests were directed outward by a flourishing merchant marine. In 1860 the American ...
— A History of Sea Power • William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott

Words linked to "Stabilize" :   peg, beef up, settle down, becalm, fortify, steady down, root, ballast, guy, destabilise, take root, stabilise, destabilize, stabilization, calm, strengthen, modify, alter, settle, change

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