Synonyms of immobilizing


1. immobilization, immobilisation, immobilizing, restraint

usage: the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement; "the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"


1. immobilize, immobilise, withhold, keep back

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

2. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise

usage: to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

3. immobilize, immobilise, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

usage: make defenseless

4. immobilize, immobilise, convert

usage: convert (assets) into fixed capital

5. freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise, withhold, keep back

usage: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

6. immobilize, immobilise, restrict, curtail, curb, cut back

usage: cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"

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