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

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis