mobilize mobilize  /ˈmoʊ bə ˌlaɪz/


  1. (v) make ready for action or use
  2. (v) call to arms; of military personnel
  3. (v) get ready for war
  4. (v) cause to move around




  1. Technology is tipping the political balance away from the state and toward activists who can now mobilize instantly Europe Tests Waters of e-Politics.
  2. Although his Mahdi Army was small and loosely organized, he was able to quickly mobilize tens of thousands of Shi'ites from Baghdad to Basra.
  3. By allowing people to team up and literally become their own bank, you can mobilize people and resources and alleviate poverty on the global scale.


  1. Stop Watching Us Plans Next Move Against NSA

    The Stop Watching Us campaign will test its ability to mobilize opposition to the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs with a national call-in day to Capitol Hill lawmakers this Tuesday, Rainey Reitman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation tells TIME. The coalition of civil liberties groups began its efforts last Tuesday, when the site launched a petition urging ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Swampland

  2. Czech Premier Fights to Survive as Police Hold Close Aide

    Czech Prime Minister Necas will battle to mobilize support for his government among lawmakers and fend off opposition calls for early elections after police detained one of his closest aides in a raid of his office.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Northern Shield Prepares to Mobilize to Greenland

    Northern Shield Prepares to Mobilize to Greenland
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "We've directed BP to mobilize additional equipment and technology. In the coming weeks and days, these efforts should capture up to 90-percent of the oil leaking out of the well," the president said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: NECN

  2. "In life as in football, overtime is the most difficult. Let's not forget that and let's mobilize all our forces for the grand finale on July 4," he said.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Bronislaw Komorowski Source: The Associated Press

  3. "It is time to make peace with the planet," Gore said in his acceptance speech in which he quoted Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and the Bible. "We must quickly mobilize our civilization with the urgency and resolve that has previously...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: USA Today

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