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demobilize

verb de·mo·bi·lize \di-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz, ˌdē-\

: to release (someone or something) from military service

Full Definition of DEMOBILIZE

transitive verb
1
:  disband
2
:  to discharge from military service
de·mo·bi·li·za·tion \di-ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌdē-\ noun

Examples of DEMOBILIZE

  1. Both leaders agreed to demobilize their armies and sign the peace treaty.

First Known Use of DEMOBILIZE

1882

Rhymes with DEMOBILIZE

accessorize, acclimatize, actualize, aerobicize, aestheticize, Africanize, allegorize, alphabetize, analogize, anatomize, anesthetize, animalize, annualize, antagonize, anthologize, anticlockwise, apologize, apostatize, apostrophize, arabicize, aromatize, automatize, bureaucratize, cannibalize, capitalize, categorize, catheterize, catholicize, characterize, collectivize, commercialize, commoditize, communalize, computerize, conservatize, containerize, contrariwise, conveyorize, cosmeticize, counterclockwise, criminalize, cross-fertilize, cut down to size, decentralize, decolonize, de-emphasize, de-energize, defeminize, deformalize, deglamorize, dehumanize, deionize, demagnetize, democratize, demoralize, denationalize, deodorize, depersonalize, depolarize, depressurize, desensitize, destabilize, destigmatize, detribalize, devitalize, diabolize, digitalize, disenfranchise, disorganize, economize, emblematize, emotionalize, epitomize, epoxidize, eroticize, eternalize, evangelize, extemporize, externalize, familiarize, fanaticize, fictionalize, floor exercise, fool's paradise, formularize, free enterprise, gelatinize, generalize, geologize, Hispanicize, historicize, homogenize, hospitalize, hypothesize, idealize, illegalize, immobilize, immortalize, impersonalize, Indianize, indigenize, infantilize, initialize, internalize, italicize, legitimize, liberalize, literalize, lobotomize, lysogenize, macadamize, marginalize, metabolize, metastasize, militarize, mineralize, monopolize, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, parenthesize, philosophize, poeticize, politicize, popularize, prioritize, proselytize, radicalize, reorganize, revitalize, ritualize, romanticize, secularize, self-fertilize, sensualize, sexualize, sovietize, subjectivize, suburbanize, subvocalize, systematize, temporalize, theologize, traditionalize, trivialize, ventriloquize, visualize
DEMOBILIZE Defined for Kids

demobilize

verb de·mo·bi·lize \di-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz\
de·mo·bi·lizedde·mo·bi·liz·ing

Definition of DEMOBILIZE for Kids

1
:  to let go from military service
2
:  to change from a state of war to a state of peace

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