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IMMOBILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does immobile mean? 

IMMOBILE (adjective)
  The adjective IMMOBILE has 2 senses:

1. not capable of movement or of being moved
2. securely fixed in place

  Familiarity information: IMMOBILE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMMOBILE (adjective)


Sense 1immobile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not capable of movement or of being moved

Similar:

immovable; immoveable; stabile; unmovable (not able or intended to be moved)

immotile; nonmotile ((of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement)

stiff (not moving or operating freely)

Also:

nonmoving; unmoving (not in motion)

Antonym:

mobile (moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place))


Sense 2immobile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Securely fixed in place

Synonyms:

immobile; fast; firm

Context example:

the post was still firm after being hit by the car

Similar:

fixed (securely placed or fastened or set)


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