Definition of Demobilize

1. Verb. Release from military service or remove from the active list of military service.

Exact synonyms: Demobilise, Inactivate
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Muster Out
Derivative terms: Demobilisation, Demobilization, Inactivation
Antonyms: Mobilize



2. Verb. Retire from military service.
Exact synonyms: Demob, Demobilise
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Muster Out
Derivative terms: Demobilisation, Demobilization
Antonyms: Mobilise, Mobilize

Definition of Demobilize

1. v. t. To disorganize, or disband and send home, as troops which have been mobilized.

Definition of Demobilize

1. Verb. To release someone from military duty, especially after a war. ¹

2. Verb. To disband troops, or remove them from a war footing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demobilize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demobilize

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demo group
demo scene
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demobbing
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demobilisations
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demobilised
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demobilising
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demobilize (current term)
demobilized
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democide
democides
democoder
democoders
democracies
democracy
democrat
democrat wagon
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democratic deficit

Literary usage of Demobilize

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1. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"... defense demeanor demobilize demonetize demonize demoralize denationalize denaturalize dentin ..."

2. England and Germany, 1740-1914 by Bernadotte Everly Schmitt (1916)
"M., recited that Germany had taken "no measures toward mobilization," but that she would be forced to do so if Russia did not demobilize within twelve hours ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"It treated Russia as an inferior, almost a vassal, State. It must be observed that, while Germany insisted that Russia should demobilize, the Kaiser offered ..."

4. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"It must be observed that, while Germany insisted that Russia should demobilize, the Kaiser offered no reciprocal promise. On his theory Germany and Austria ..."

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