immobilise

Definitions of immobilise
  1. verb
    to hold fast or prevent from moving
    synonyms: immobilize, pin, trap
  2. verb
    cause to be unable to move
    synonyms: immobilize
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    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
  3. verb
    make defenseless
    synonyms: immobilize
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    type of:
    beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  4. verb
    hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
    synonyms: immobilize
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    type of:
    keep back, withhold
    hold back; refuse to hand over or share
  5. verb
    prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
    synonyms: block, freeze, immobilize
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    Antonyms:
    free, release, unblock, unfreeze
    make (assets) available
    type of:
    keep back, withhold
    hold back; refuse to hand over or share
  6. verb
    convert (assets) into fixed capital
    synonyms: immobilize
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    type of:
    convert
    change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change
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