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Meaning of DEMOBILIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'mowbu`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  retire from military service
  2. [v]  release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
 

DEMOBILIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: demob, demobilise, inactivate
 
 Antonyms: call up, mobilise, mobilize, rally
 
 See Also: discharge, muster out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*mob"i*lize\, v. t. [Cf. F. d['e]mobiliser.]
(Mil.)
To disorganize, or disband and send home, as troops which
have been mobilized.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: break up, cast loose, deactivate, debrief, decommission, demilitarize, demob, detach, disarm, disband, discharge, disintegrate, dismiss, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissolve, go bail for, go separate ways, grant bail to, let go, let go free, let loose, let off, let out, muster out, parole, part, part company, put on parole, reconvert, release, retire, scatter, separate, sheathe the sword, split up, unhand, withdraw
 

 

 

 

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