disable

DEFINITIONS OF: disable

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v injure permanently

“He was disabled in a car accident”
Synonyms:
handicap, incapacitate, invalid
Types:
hock
disable by cutting the hock
Type of:
injure, wound
cause injuries or bodily harm to

v make unable to perform a certain action

disable this command on your computer”
Synonyms:
disenable, incapacitate
Antonyms:
enable
render capable or able for some task
Types:
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lay up
disable or confine, as with an illness
nobble
disable by drugging
pinion
cut the wings off (of birds)
confine, hold, restrain
to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
bind, tie down, tie up, truss
secure with or as if with ropes
fetter, shackle
restrain with fetters
enchain
restrain or bind with chains
pinion, shackle
bind the arms of
impound, pound
place or shut up in a pound
pound, pound up
shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
fold, pen up
confine in a fold, like sheep
ground
confine or restrict to the ground
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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