mobilize - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈməʊbəlaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theymobilize
he/she/itmobilizes
present participlemobilizing
past tensemobilized
past participlemobilized
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if you mobilize a group of people, or if they mobilize, they come together in order to achieve something

    We’ve mobilized a hundred volunteers to look for the missing child.

    1. a.
      if an army or large group of police officers mobilize, or if a government mobilizes them, they prepare to do something such as fight a war

      mobilize troops/tanks

  2. 2
    [transitive] to start to use all the money, support etc that is available in order to achieve something

    We need to mobilize all our energies and resources.

derived word

mobilization

 

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/ˌməʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]