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mobilize

mo·bi·lize

mobilize

pronunciation:
mo b laIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mobilized, mobilizes, mobilizing
definition 1: to assemble and prepare (troops or the like) for active military duty or service to a country.
synonyms:
activate, assemble, marshal, muster
antonyms:
demobilize
similar words:
array, conscript, convene, draft, enlist, levy, rally, ready, summon
definition 2: to assemble, organize, or adapt (industries, supplies, facilities, or the like) for immediate use or service in times of war or states of emergency.
synonyms:
gear up, marshal, ready
similar words:
activate, assemble, organize
definition 3: to cause to be mobile.
synonyms:
move, propel
antonyms:
immobilize
similar words:
advance, circulate, drive, impel, launch, push, thrust
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be or become assembled, organized, or prepared, as for war or other emergency.
synonyms:
assemble, muster, organize
similar words:
congregate, convene, gather, unite
derivations: mobilizable (adj.), mobilization (n.)