HyperDic: immobilise

English > 6 senses of the word immobilise:
VERBpossessionimmobilise, immobilizehold as reserve or withdraw from circulation
contactimmobilise, trap, pin, immobilizeto hold fast or prevent from moving
competitionimmobilise, immobilizemake defenseless
changeimmobilise, immobilizeconvert (assets) into fixed capital
changeimmobilise, freeze, block, immobilizeprohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
changeimmobilise, immobilizecause to be unable to move
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaninghold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymimmobilize
Broaderwithhold, keep backhold back
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo hold fast or prevent from moving.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymstrap, pin, immobilize
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
Nounsimmobilisationfixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningmake defenseless.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymimmobilize
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishimmobilizar, inmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningconvert (assets) into fixed capital.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymimmobilize
Broaderconvertchange in nature, purpose, or function
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningprohibit the conversion or use of (assets).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfreeze, block, immobilize
Broaderwithhold, keep backhold back
Oppositeunblock, unfreeze, free, releasemake (assets) available
Spanishbloquear, congelar
Catalanblocar, congelar
English > immobilise: 6 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningCause to be unable to move.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymimmobilize
Narrowerparalyze, paralyseCause to be paralyzed and immobile
stun, stupefymake senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
Broaderrestrict, curtail, curb, cut backplace restrictions on
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
Nounsimmobilisationthe act of limiting movement / movement or making incapable of movement / movement

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