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immobilize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of immobilize

  1. to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move <town councils felt immobilized by the powers newly granted to the state legislation> Synonyms cripple, disable, hamstring, paralyze, incapacitate, prostrateRelated Words attenuate, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, tire, undercut, undermine, weaken; hobble, lame; maim, mutilate; knock outNear Antonyms energize, galvanize, invigorate, vitalize; fortify, strengthen; empower; freshen, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, restore, revitalize, revive




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