demobilize


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de·mo·bil·ize

 (dē-mō′bə-līz′)
tr.v. de·mo·bil·ized, de·mo·bil·iz·ing, de·mo·bil·iz·es
1. To discharge from military service or use.
2. To disband (troops).

de·mo′bil·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

demobilize

(diːˈməʊbɪˌlaɪz) or

demobilise

vb
(Military) to disband, as troops, etc
deˌmobiliˈzation, deˌmobiliˈsation n

de•mo•bi•lize

(diˈmoʊ bəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -lized, -liz•ing.
1. to disband (troops).
2. to discharge (a person) from military service.
[1865–70]
de•mo`bi•li•za′tion, n.

demobilize


Past participle: demobilized
Gerund: demobilizing

Imperative
demobilize
demobilize
Present
I demobilize
you demobilize
he/she/it demobilizes
we demobilize
you demobilize
they demobilize
Preterite
I demobilized
you demobilized
he/she/it demobilized
we demobilized
you demobilized
they demobilized
Present Continuous
I am demobilizing
you are demobilizing
he/she/it is demobilizing
we are demobilizing
you are demobilizing
they are demobilizing
Present Perfect
I have demobilized
you have demobilized
he/she/it has demobilized
we have demobilized
you have demobilized
they have demobilized
Past Continuous
I was demobilizing
you were demobilizing
he/she/it was demobilizing
we were demobilizing
you were demobilizing
they were demobilizing
Past Perfect
I had demobilized
you had demobilized
he/she/it had demobilized
we had demobilized
you had demobilized
they had demobilized
Future
I will demobilize
you will demobilize
he/she/it will demobilize
we will demobilize
you will demobilize
they will demobilize
Future Perfect
I will have demobilized
you will have demobilized
he/she/it will have demobilized
we will have demobilized
you will have demobilized
they will have demobilized
Future Continuous
I will be demobilizing
you will be demobilizing
he/she/it will be demobilizing
we will be demobilizing
you will be demobilizing
they will be demobilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demobilizing
you have been demobilizing
he/she/it has been demobilizing
we have been demobilizing
you have been demobilizing
they have been demobilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demobilizing
you will have been demobilizing
he/she/it will have been demobilizing
we will have been demobilizing
you will have been demobilizing
they will have been demobilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demobilizing
you had been demobilizing
he/she/it had been demobilizing
we had been demobilizing
you had been demobilizing
they had been demobilizing
Conditional
I would demobilize
you would demobilize
he/she/it would demobilize
we would demobilize
you would demobilize
they would demobilize
Past Conditional
I would have demobilized
you would have demobilized
he/she/it would have demobilized
we would have demobilized
you would have demobilized
they would have demobilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demobilize - release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
muster out, discharge - release from military service
mobilise, mobilize, rally, call up - call to arms; of military personnel
2.demobilize - retire from military service
muster out, discharge - release from military service
mobilise, mobilize - get ready for war

demobilize

verb
1. discharge, release, disband, decommission, demob (Brit. informal), deactivate demands that they sign a cease-fire and demobilize their troops
discharge draft (U.S.), recruit, call up, muster, enlist, enrol, mobilize, conscript
2. disband, separate, break up, scatter, disperse, part company, demob (Brit. informal), go (their) separate ways It is unlikely that the rebel bands will demobilize.

demobilize

verb
To release from military duty:
Translations

demobilize

[diːˈməʊbɪlaɪz] VTdesmovilizar

demobilize

[diːˈməʊbɪlaɪz] demobilise (British) vt [+ troops] → démobiliserdemob suit ncostume m civil

demobilize

demobilize

[diːˈməʊbɪlaɪz] vtsmobilitare
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