how to pronounce paralyze

/ˈpɛɹəˌlaɪz/

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paralyze is pronounced in three syllables

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pɛɹəlaɪz

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An example use of paralyze in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we paralyze ourselves don't we we do so …”

meanings of paralyze

verb:

  1. To render unable to function properly.
  2. To afflict with paralysis.
  3. To render unable to move; to immobilize.

words that rhyme with paralyze

sterilize

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