- [verb] hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
- [verb] to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
Synonyms: trap, pin, immobilize
- [verb] make defenseless
- [verb] convert (assets) into fixed capital
- [verb] prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
Synonyms: freeze, block, immobilize
- [verb] cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the traffic"