deactivate

Definitions of deactivate
  1. verb
    remove from active military status or reassign
    “The men were deactivated after five years of service”
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    type of:
    discharge, muster out
    release from military service
  2. verb
    make inactive
    “they deactivated the file”
    synonyms: inactivate
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    Antonyms:
    activate
    make active or more active
    types:
    paralyse, paralyze
    make powerless and unable to function
    disarm
    defuse or make harmless; deactivate
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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