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immobilise

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Verb immobilise has 6 senses
  1. immobilize, immobilise - hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
    --1 is one way to withhold, keep back
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise - to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
    Derived form: noun immobilisation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. immobilize, immobilise - make defenseless
    --3 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. immobilize, immobilise - convert (assets) into fixed capital
    --4 is one way to convert, change over
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise - prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
    --5 is one way to withhold, keep back
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. immobilize, immobilise - cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"
    --6 is one way to restrict, curtail, curb, cut back
    Derived form: noun immobilisation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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