Immobilize meaning

ĭ-mōbə-līz
To render immobile.
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To fix the position of (a joint or fractured limb), as with a splint or cast.
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To impede movement or use of.

Severe weather immobilized the rescue team.

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To make immobile; prevent the movement of; keep in place.
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To prevent the movement of (a limb or joint) with splints or a cast.
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To fix the position of a joint or fractured limb, as with a splint or cast.
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To render motionless; to stop moving or stop from moving.

It is best to immobilize the injury until a doctor can examine it.

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Origin of immobilize