Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb paralyze

2 senses of paralyze

Sense 1
paralyze, paralyse -- (make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation")
       => inactivate, deactivate -- (make inactive; "they deactivated the file")

Sense 2
paralyze, paralyse -- (cause to be paralyzed and immobile; "The poison paralyzed him"; "Fear paralyzed her")
       => immobilize, immobilise -- (cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic")

Antonyms of adj paralyzed

1 sense of paralyzed

Sense 1
paralytic, paralyzed -- (affected with paralysis)

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Similarity of adj paralyzed

1 sense of paralyzed

Sense 1
paralytic, paralyzed -- (affected with paralysis)
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

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