HyperDic: immobilize

English > 6 senses of the word immobilize:
VERBpossessionimmobilize, immobilisehold as reserve or withdraw from circulation
contactimmobilize, trap, pin, immobiliseto hold fast or prevent from moving
competitionimmobilize, immobilisemake defenseless
changeimmobilize, immobiliseconvert (assets) into fixed capital
changeimmobilize, freeze, block, immobiliseprohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
changeimmobilize, immobilisecause to be unable to move
immobilize > pronunciation
Soundsihmow'bahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaninghold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymimmobilise
Broaderwithhold, keep backhold back
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo hold fast or prevent from moving.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to immobilize his opponent
Synonymstrap, pin, immobilise
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
Adjectivesimmobilenot capable of movement or of being moved
Nounsimmobilizationfixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
immobilizingthe act of limiting movement / movement or making incapable of movement / movement
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningmake defenseless.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to immobilize his opponent
Synonymimmobilise
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishimmobilizar, inmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningconvert (assets) into fixed capital.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymimmobilise
Broaderconvertchange in nature, purpose, or function
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningprohibit the conversion or use of (assets).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfreeze, block, immobilise
Broaderwithhold, keep backhold back
Oppositeunblock, unfreeze, free, releasemake (assets) available
Spanishbloquear, congelar
Catalanblocar, congelar
English > immobilize: 6 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningCause to be unable to move.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"
Synonymimmobilise
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
Adjectivesimmobilenot capable of movement or of being moved
Nounsimmobilization, immobilizingthe act of limiting movement / movement or making incapable of movement / movement

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