The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mobilize \Mob"i*lize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mobilized; p. pr. &
vb. n. Mobilizing.] [F. mobiliser.]
1. To assemble and organize and make ready for use or action;
as, to mobilize volunteers for the election campaign.
Syn: mobilise, marshal.
2. Specifically: To put in a state of readiness for active
service in war, as an army corps; as, to mobilize the
Syn: mobilise, militarize, militarise.
[1913 Webster] Moebius strip