re·​mo·​bi·​lize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz How to pronounce remobilize (audio) \
remobilized; remobilizing

Definition of remobilize

transitive verb

1 : to mobilize (something) again received orders to remobilize the troops remobilized nitrogen transported from the dying leaves through the plant's phloem
2 medical : to move (something) following a period of immobilization a remobilized joint

Other Words from remobilize

remobilization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌmō-​bə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce remobilization (audio) \ noun, plural remobilizations
remobilization of the limb after injury remobilization of nutrients following uptake and storage … the remobilization of militias that once targeted Iraqis who helped the United States … — Tim Arango

First Known Use of remobilize

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Remobilize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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