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Synonyms for immobilize
ɪˈmoʊ bəˌlaɪzim·mo·bi·lize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immobilize, immobiliseverb

    hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, pin, block, trap, freeze

  2. trap, pin, immobilize, immobiliseverb

    to hold fast or prevent from moving

    "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

    Synonyms:
    trap, ensnare, freeze, entrap, pin down, snare, trammel, block, pin, immobilise

  3. immobilize, immobiliseverb

    make defenseless

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, pin, block, trap, freeze

  4. immobilize, immobiliseverb

    convert (assets) into fixed capital

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, pin, block, trap, freeze

  5. freeze, block, immobilize, immobiliseverb

    prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

    "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

    Synonyms:
    pin, block up, lug, trap, halt, obturate, suspend, jam, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, obstruct, deflect, parry, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, freeze down, hinder, impede, block, forget, freeze out, stop, stuff, stymy, stop dead, blockade, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, choke up, stymie

  6. immobilize, immobiliseverb

    cause to be unable to move

    "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, pin, block, trap, freeze

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  1. List of paraphrases for "immobilize":

    freeze

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How to use immobilize in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals!

  2. Zoltan Takacs:

    Venoms have evolved to immobilize or kill... They target vital bodily functions.

  3. Ramon Escovar:

    The big loser is going to be Maduro because he's going to create a constitutional crisis. He wants to immobilize the National Assembly, like Fujimori.

  4. Chris Norman:

    The way that ... the two Americans had a go at him, he could not do much more. we were able to immobilize him on the ground, and then Alexander ... went to see elsewhere in the train if there were any other terrorists, and we saw at that moment somebody was injured.


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