immobilize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To make immobile.
    • to correct the positioning of (a joint or fractured limb), as with a splint or cast.
    • To hinder movement or utilization of: serious climate immobilized the relief team.
    • Economics To withdraw (specie) from blood flow and book as protection for any other money.
    • Economics to transform (floating capital) into fixed capital.
    • to help make immovable; in surgery, to help make immovable (a naturally cellular part, as a joint) by way of splints, or stiffened bandages.
  • verb:
    • To render motionless; to avoid moving or end from going.
    • to put on fast or avoid from moving
    • reason to be not able to move
    • make defenseless
    • prohibit the transformation or using (assets)
    • convert (possessions) into fixed money
    • hold as book or withdraw from circulation; of money
  • others:
    • To render immobile; fix in order to be or come to be immovable.
    • To deprive for the convenience of mobilization.

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