paralyze

Definitions:

  • To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
  • To make unable to move or act.
  • To impair the progress or functioning of; make inoperative or powerless.
  • To affect with paralysis.
  • To render helpless, useless, or ineffective, as if by paralysis; deaden the action or power of in any way: as, the sight <em>paralyzed</em> him with fear.
  • Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="paralyse">paralyse</internalXref>.
  • To affect or strike with paralysis or palsy.
  • To unnerve; to destroy or impair the energy of; to render ineffective
  • To <xref>afflict</xref> with <xref>paralysis</xref>.
  • To <xref>render</xref> <xref>unable</xref> to <xref>move</xref>; to <xref>immobilize</xref>.
  • To render unable to <xref>function</xref> properly.
  • make powerless and unable to function
  • cause to be paralyzed and immobile
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