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deactivate

de·ac·ti·vate

deactivate

pronunciation:
di aek t veIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deactivated, deactivates, deactivating
definition 1: to make inactive or inoperative.
similar words:
disable
definition 2: to put on inactive military status.
antonyms:
activate
derivations: deactivation (n.), deactivator (n.)