Definitions for mobilizeˈmoʊ bəˌlaɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mo•bi•lizeˈmoʊ bəˌlaɪz(v.)-lized, -liz•ing.
(v.t.)to assemble (armed forces) into readiness for active service:
to mobilize troops.
to organize or adapt for service in time of war or other emergency:
to mobilize industry.
to bring together or marshal for action or use:
to mobilize support.
to make mobile; put into action.
(v.i.)to be or become assembled, organized, etc.
Origin of mobilize:
mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon(verb)
make ready for action or use
call up, mobilize, mobilise, rally(verb)
call to arms; of military personnel
get ready for war
mobilize, mobilise, circulate(verb)
cause to move around
"circulate a rumor"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to bring together a group of people to achieve sth
a candidate who can mobilize voters
To make something mobile.
To assemble troops and their equipment in a coordinated fashion so as to be ready for war.
To become made ready for war.
to put in a state of readiness for active service in war, as an army corps