HyperDic: paralyze

English > 2 senses of the word paralyze:
VERBchangeparalyze, paralysemake powerless and unable to function
changeparalyze, paralysecause to be paralyzed and immobile
paralyze > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > paralyze: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake powerless and unable to function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
Synonymparalyse
Broaderinactivate, deactivatemake inactive
Spanishparalizar
Catalanparalitzar
English > paralyze: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to be paralyzed and immobile.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The poison paralyzed him"
  • "Fear paralyzed her"
Synonymparalyse
Narrowerpalsyaffect with palsy
Broaderimmobilize, immobiliseCause to be unable to move
Spanishparalizar
Catalanparalitzar

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