Synonyms for immobilize

Synonyms for (verb) immobilize

Synonyms: immobilise, immobilize

Definition: cause to be unable to move

Usage: The sudden storm immobilized the traffic

Similar words: curb, curtail, cut back, restrict

Definition: place restrictions on

Usage: curtail drinking in school


Synonyms: immobilise, immobilize, freeze, block

Definition: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

Usage: Blocked funds; Freeze the assets of this hostile government

Similar words: keep back, withhold

Definition: hold back; refuse to hand over or share

Usage: The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room


Synonyms: immobilise, immobilize

Definition: convert (assets) into fixed capital

Similar words: convert

Definition: change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change

Usage: The substance converts to an acid


Synonyms: immobilise, immobilize

Definition: make defenseless

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: immobilise, immobilize

Definition: hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital

Similar words: keep back, withhold

Definition: hold back; refuse to hand over or share

Usage: The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room