1. [ verb ] prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
Synonyms: block immobilise freeze

"Blocked funds" "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

Related terms: unblock unblock withhold
2. [ verb ] convert (assets) into fixed capital
Synonyms: immobilise
Related terms: convert
3. [ verb ] make defenseless
Synonyms: immobilise
Related terms: beat
4. [ verb ] to hold fast or prevent from moving
Synonyms: pin immobilise trap

"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

Related terms: immobilisation
5. [ verb ] hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
Synonyms: immobilise
Related terms: withhold
6. [ verb ] cause to be immobile
Synonyms: immobilise

"The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"

Related terms: restrict stun paralyze immobilization
Similar spelling:   immobilise