Associations to the word «Immobilize»

Wiktionary

IMMOBILIZE, verb. To render motionless; to stop moving or stop from moving.

Dictionary definition

IMMOBILIZE, verb. Hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital.
IMMOBILIZE, verb. To hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree".
IMMOBILIZE, verb. Make defenseless.
IMMOBILIZE, verb. Convert (assets) into fixed capital.
IMMOBILIZE, verb. Prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government".
IMMOBILIZE, verb. Cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin