inactivate

Definitions of inactivate
  1. verb
    make inactive
    synonyms: deactivate
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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
  2. verb
    release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
    synonyms: demobilise, demobilize
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    Antonyms:
    call up, mobilise, mobilize, rally
    call to arms; of military personnel
    type of:
    discharge, muster out
    release from military service
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