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Synonyms for paralyze

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paralyze, paralyse(verb)

    make powerless and unable to function

    "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"

    Synonyms:
    paralyse

  2. paralyze, paralyse(verb)

    cause to be paralyzed and immobile

    "The poison paralyzed him"; "Fear paralyzed her"

    Synonyms:
    paralyse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. paralyze

    Synonyms:
    deaden, benumb, prostrate, enervate, debilitate, enfeeble

    Antonyms:
    give life, strengthen, nerve, lift up, restore

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paralyze(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    palsy, benumb, deaden

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. paralyze(v)

    Synonyms:
    benumb, deaden, stun, unnerve

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "paralyze":

    paralyse, cripple

How to pronounce paralyze?

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How to say paralyze in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#26033cripple
#50983prostrate
#85178paralyze
#158158deaden
#214279paralyse
#278457debilitate

How to use paralyze in a sentence?

  1. Felix Frankfurter:

    Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.

  2. Mariam Abajyan:

    We won't allow the government to ignore us! we will paralyze the whole city and the whole country.

  3. Trita Parsi:

    This will create massive problems for Iran, but I don't think it will paralyze them, i don't think the end effect will be anywhere near the pressure Trump is talking about.

  4. Henrique Fontana:

    The opposition will try to use this to paralyze Congress, create an institutional crisis, we won't let that happen. We will push ahead with the austerity plan.

  5. Carrie Lam:

    They want to paralyze Hong Kong, which is a selfish act.


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