verb (used with object), mo·bi·lized, mo·bi·liz·ing.
verb (used without object), mo·bi·lized, mo·bi·liz·ing.
Origin of mobilize
Examples from the Web for mobilise
Historical Examples of mobilise
We were to be mowed down, mowed down and sabred before we had time to mobilise.Gossamer
George A. Birmingham
We have information that they will mobilise quickly—much more quickly than most people think.Good Old Anna
Marie Belloc Lowndes
I did not answer him, but turned round to the wounded soldier next me and said to him, "When did you mobilise?"Wounded and a Prisoner of War
Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
Ecuador maintains a permanent force of about 5000 men, and claims that it could mobilise 90,000 in case of war.Problems of the Pacific
As the strain continually grew more severe it was found necessary to mobilise successive divisions and additional batteries.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)
Sir Frederick Maurice.
1833 in the military sense; 1838 as "render capable of movement, bring into circulation," from French mobiliser, from mobile "movable" (see mobile). Related: Mobilized; mobilizing.