Definition of mobilize
- mobilize financial assets
- The body mobilizes its antibodies.
- mobilize all reserve forces for overseas duty
- mobilize support for a proposal
They couldn't mobilize enough support to pass the new law.
Several groups have mobilized to oppose the proposed new law.
They have the ability to mobilize quickly.
The government had to mobilize the army quickly.
More than 10,000 troops were mobilized for war.
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: to bring (people) together for action
: to come together for action
: to make (soldiers, an army, etc.) ready for war
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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