Synonyms of 'immobilize'
paralyseDictionary, stop, freeze
a car alarm that immobilizes the engine
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If someone is crippled by an injury, it is so serious that they can never move their body properly again.
He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
If an injury or illness disables someone, it affects them so badly that it restricts the way that they can live their life.
Tendon damage really disabled her.
Thesaurus for immobilize from the Collins English Thesaurus
To immobilize something or someone means to stop them from moving or operating .