Definition Of immobilize


prevent (something or someone) from moving or operating as normal.

I want you to immobilize their vehicle

Example Of immobilize

  • Alternatively, the foot can be immobilised in a well moulded total contact plaster that is initially non-weight bearing.

  • Another approach is to immobilize the ship by ‘fouling its propeller.’

  • Another barrier surgeons had to overcome was immobilizing a shattered limb while ensuring they had access to the open wound so they could treat infection.

  • As a general rule, fractures need to be immobilised for between two and eight weeks.

  • Both big powers are immobilised by the conflict.

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