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Other options include altering the soils’ pH to lock away metals or adding extra fertilizer, which can also immobilize potentially toxic elements.

A surprising new study finds that spiders can immobilize and then eat snakes up to 30 times their size.

There can be no struggles because the immigrant will end up immobilized on the floor with his hands behind his back and a good scare that is not at all necessary.

I could see the red light marked on the chest of some of my friends, but there was no need to shoot, because they had already immobilized us all with gas.

Cutting off access to money is a quick-and-dirty way to immobilize people, not to mention wreak havoc when it’s done on a large scale.

They made sure to stabilize and immobilize spines and necks before attempting to move a victim.

You immobilize the elevators—think what that would mean in lower and midtown Manhattan alone.

Braces and other mechanical appliances intended to immobilize the parts are not of practical benefit in the horse.

The other part was that he could kill or immobilize anybody in the world—or everybody—from any distance.

"I'll need a squeeze-cage and a couple of cage boys to help immobilize the brute," he said.

Even though he'd seen the bony young man immobilize Little Foot, Raoul was surprised.


On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immobilize, such as: cripple, disable, debilitate, disarm, impair, and incapacitate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.