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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·a·lyze /ˈpærəˌlaɪz/
 (vt.)使癱瘓,使痲痺

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 par·a·lyze /ˈpærəˌlaɪz/ 及物動詞
 使痲痺,使癱瘓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·lyze v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paralyzed p. pr. & vb. n. Paralyzing ]
 1. To affect or strike with paralysis or palsy.
 2. Fig.: To unnerve; to destroy or impair the energy of; to render ineffective; as, the occurrence paralyzed the community; despondency paralyzed his efforts.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 paralyze
      v 1: make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy
           paralyzes the entire operation" [syn: paralyse]
      2: cause to be paralyzed and immobile; "The poison paralyzed
         him"; "Fear paralyzed her" [syn: paralyse]