immobilise

Primary Meanings of immobilise

1.
v
to hold fast or prevent from moving
2.
v
hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
Full Definitions of immobilise
1

v to hold fast or prevent from moving

Synonyms:
immobilize, pin, trap

v cause to be unable to move

Synonyms:
immobilize
Types:
paralyse, paralyze
cause to be paralyzed and immobile
stun, stupefy
make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
palsy
affect with palsy
Type of:
curb, curtail, cut back, restrict
place restrictions on

v make defenseless

Synonyms:
immobilize
Type of:
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
2

v hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital

Synonyms:
immobilize
Type of:
keep back, withhold
hold back; refuse to hand over or share

v prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

Synonyms:
block, freeze, immobilize
Antonyms:
free, release, unblock, unfreeze
make (assets) available
Type of:
keep back, withhold
hold back; refuse to hand over or share

v convert (assets) into fixed capital

Synonyms:
immobilize
Type of:
convert
change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change

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