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mo·bi·lize

 (mō′bə-līz′)
v. mo·bi·lized, mo·bi·liz·ing, mo·bi·liz·es
v.tr.
1. To assemble, prepare, or put into active service: mobilized the reserve troops.
2. To assemble, marshal, or coordinate for a purpose: mobilized young voters to support the progressive candidate; mobilized public outrage against the new law.
3. To release or make available, as cells or chemical substances: hormones that mobilize calcium from bones.
v.intr.
To become mobilized: troops mobilizing for war.

mo′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

mobilize

(ˈməʊbɪˌlaɪz) or

mobilise

vb
1. (Military) to prepare for war or other emergency by organizing (national resources, the armed services, etc)
2. (tr) to organize for a purpose; marshal
3. (tr) to put into motion, circulation, or use
ˈmobiˌlizable, ˈmobiˌlisable adj
ˌmobiliˈzation, ˌmobiliˈsation n

mo•bi•lize

(ˈmoʊ bəˌlaɪz)

v. -lized, -liz•ing. v.t.
1. to assemble (armed forces) into readiness for active service: to mobilize troops.
2. to organize or adapt for service in time of war or other emergency: to mobilize industry.
3. to bring together or marshal for action or use: to mobilize support.
4. to make mobile; put into action.
v.i.
5. to be or become assembled, organized, etc.
[1830–40]
mo′bi•liz`a•ble, adj.
mo`bi•li•za′tion, n.
mo′bi•liz`er, n.

mobilize


Past participle: mobilized
Gerund: mobilizing

Imperative
mobilize
mobilize
Present
I mobilize
you mobilize
he/she/it mobilizes
we mobilize
you mobilize
they mobilize
Preterite
I mobilized
you mobilized
he/she/it mobilized
we mobilized
you mobilized
they mobilized
Present Continuous
I am mobilizing
you are mobilizing
he/she/it is mobilizing
we are mobilizing
you are mobilizing
they are mobilizing
Present Perfect
I have mobilized
you have mobilized
he/she/it has mobilized
we have mobilized
you have mobilized
they have mobilized
Past Continuous
I was mobilizing
you were mobilizing
he/she/it was mobilizing
we were mobilizing
you were mobilizing
they were mobilizing
Past Perfect
I had mobilized
you had mobilized
he/she/it had mobilized
we had mobilized
you had mobilized
they had mobilized
Future
I will mobilize
you will mobilize
he/she/it will mobilize
we will mobilize
you will mobilize
they will mobilize
Future Perfect
I will have mobilized
you will have mobilized
he/she/it will have mobilized
we will have mobilized
you will have mobilized
they will have mobilized
Future Continuous
I will be mobilizing
you will be mobilizing
he/she/it will be mobilizing
we will be mobilizing
you will be mobilizing
they will be mobilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mobilizing
you have been mobilizing
he/she/it has been mobilizing
we have been mobilizing
you have been mobilizing
they have been mobilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mobilizing
you will have been mobilizing
he/she/it will have been mobilizing
we will have been mobilizing
you will have been mobilizing
they will have been mobilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mobilizing
you had been mobilizing
he/she/it had been mobilizing
we had been mobilizing
you had been mobilizing
they had been mobilizing
Conditional
I would mobilize
you would mobilize
he/she/it would mobilize
we would mobilize
you would mobilize
they would mobilize
Past Conditional
I would have mobilized
you would have mobilized
he/she/it would have mobilized
we would have mobilized
you would have mobilized
they would have mobilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mobilize - make ready for action or use; "marshal resources"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
2.mobilize - call to armsmobilize - call to arms; of military personnel
send for, call - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
demobilise, demobilize, inactivate - release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
3.mobilize - get ready for warmobilize - get ready for war      
militarise, militarize - lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force; "militarize Germany again after the war"
demob, demobilise, demobilize - retire from military service
4.mobilize - cause to move around; "circulate a rumor"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

mobilize

verb
1. rally, organize, stimulate, excite, prompt, marshal, activate, awaken, animate, muster, foment, put in motion We must try to mobilize international support.
2. deploy, prepare, ready, rally, assemble, call up, marshal, muster, call to arms, get or make ready The government has mobilized troops to help.

mobilize

verb
1. To set or keep going:
2. To assemble, equip, and train for war:
3. To assemble, prepare, or put into operation, as for war or a similar emergency:
Translations
mobilizovat
mobilisere
mozgósít
boîa út her, undirbúa stríî
mobilizovať
seferber etmek/olmak

mobilize

[ˈməʊbɪlaɪz]
A. VTmovilizar
B. VImovilizarse

mobilize

[ˈməʊbɪlaɪz] mobilise (British)
vt
[+ troops] → mobiliser
[+ support, supporters, helpers] → mobiliser
vi [troops, country] → se mobilisermob rule n (pejorative)loi f de la populacemob violence nviolence f collective

mobilize

vtmobilisieren; (Mil also) → mobil machen
vimobil machen

mobilize

[ˈməʊbɪˌlaɪz]
1. vtmobilitare
2. vimobilitarsi

mobile

(ˈmoubail) adjective
1. able to move. The van supplying country districts with library books is called a mobile library; The old lady is no longer mobile – she has to stay in bed all day.
2. able to move or be moved quickly or easily. Most of the furniture is very light and mobile.
3. (of someone's features or face) changing easily in expression.
moˈbility (-ˈbi-) noun
ˈmobilize, ˈmobilise (-bi-) verb
to make (especially troops, an army etc), or become, ready for use or action.
ˌmobiliˈzation, ˌmobiliˈsation (-bi-) noun
mobile phone (also mobile) see cellular phone.

mo·bi·lize

vr. movilizar; movilizarse, moverse.

mobilize

vt movilizar
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