from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make mobile or capable of movement.
- transitive v. To assemble, prepare, or put into operation for or as if for war: mobilize troops; mobilize the snowplows.
- transitive v. To assemble, marshal, or coordinate for a purpose: mobilized the country's economic resources.
- intransitive v. To become prepared for or as if for war.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make something mobile.
- v. To assemble troops and their equipment in a coordinated fashion so as to be ready for war.
- v. To become made ready for war.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To assemble and organize and make ready for use or action.
- transitive v. To put in a state of readiness for active service in war, as an army corps.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put in motion or in readiness for motion.
- In naval affairs, more rarely, to make corresponding preparation of a fleet or squadron for active service on a war footing.
- Milit., to prepare for motion or action; make ready for active operations, or for taking the field.
- Also spelled mobilise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. call to arms; of military personnel
- v. cause to move around
- v. get ready for war
- v. make ready for action or use
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