Synonyms of stop something or someone in its or their tracks
stop something or someone in its or their tracks
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immobilizeTo immobilize something or someone means to stop them from moving or operating.
• a car alarm that immobilizes the engine
paralysestopfreezehaltdisablecripplelay up (informal)bring to a standstillput out of actionrender inoperative
• His story petrified me.
transfixIf you are transfixed by something, it captures all of your interest or attention, so that you are unable to think of anything else or unable to act.
• We were all transfixed by the images of war.
Thesaurus for stop something or someone in its or their tracks from the Collins English Thesaurus