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dis·a·ble

disable

 
pronunciation:
dIs eI bl
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disabled, disables, disabling
definition 1: to cripple or incapacitate.
synonyms:
cripple, incapacitate, maim
antonyms:
rehabilitate
similar words:
debilitate, handicap, injure, lame, paralyze
definition 2: to incapacitate or disqualify legally.
synonyms:
incapacitate
similar words:
disqualify, invalidate
definition 3: to render inoperative or useless.
He disabled the motor.
synonyms:
deactivate, inactivate
similar words:
cripple, disarm, immobilize, incapacitate, maim
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derivations: disabled (adj.), disablement (n.)
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