Synonyms of paralyse in English:

paralyse


See definition of paralyse

verb

1‘both of his legs were temporarily paralysed’

SYNONYMS
disable, immobilize, make powerless, render powerless, incapacitate, debilitate, numb, deaden, benumb, dull
rare obtund, torpefy

2‘Maisie seemed to have been paralysed by the sight of him’

SYNONYMS
immobilize, transfix, become rooted to the spot, freeze, stun, render motionless, become horror-stricken, become horror-struck, petrify
rare gorgonize

3‘the regional capital was paralysed by a general strike’

SYNONYMS
bring to a standstill, immobilize, bring to a halt, bring to a grinding halt, halt, stop, freeze, cripple, disable, put out of action, put out of commission, render inoperative, deactivate
rare disenable