Antonyms of verb stabilize

2 of 3 senses of stabilize

Sense 1
stabilize, stabilise -- (make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices")
       Antonym of destabilize (Sense 2)
      => destabilize, destabilise -- (make unstable; "Terrorism destabilized the government")

Sense 3
stabilize, stabilise -- (become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized")
       Antonym of destabilize (Sense 1)
      => destabilize, destabilise -- (become unstable; "The economy destabilized rapidly")
       Antonym of destabilise (Sense 1)
      => destabilize, destabilise -- (become unstable; "The economy destabilized rapidly")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stabilize

3 senses of stabilize

Sense 1
stabilize, stabilise -- (make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise -- (support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel")
       => strengthen, beef up, fortify -- (make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries")

Sense 3
stabilize, stabilise -- (become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

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