What does destabilize mean?

Definitions for destabilizediˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word destabilize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    become unstable

    "The economy destabilized rapidly"

  2. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    make unstable

    "Terrorism destabilized the government"


  1. destabilize(Verb)

    To make something unstable.

  2. destabilize(Verb)

    To undermine a government, especially by means of subversion or terrorism.

  3. destabilize(Verb)

    To become unstable.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destabilize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destabilize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Omar Elmi Khaireh:

    It's part of the diet of the strategy to destabilize us.

  2. Craig Williams:

    This wasn’t made for any other purpose but to destabilize businesses in the Ukraine.

  3. Dilma Rousseff:

    They now are conspiring openly, in the light of day, to destabilize a legitimately elected president.

  4. Taylor Ricketts:

    Wild bee declines may increase costs for farmers and, over time, could even destabilize crop production.

  5. John Doyle:

    The banks are not going to tell us too much, they wouldn’t like to destabilize confidence in their institution.

Images & Illustrations of destabilize

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