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Synonyms for disable
dɪsˈeɪ bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disable, disenable, incapacitate(verb)

    make unable to perform a certain action

    "disable this command on your computer"

    Synonyms:
    incapacitate, handicap, disenable, invalid

    Antonyms:
    enable

  2. disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicap(verb)

    injure permanently

    "He was disabled in a car accident"

    Synonyms:
    incapacitate, handicap, disenable, hamper, invalid, hinder

    Antonyms:
    enable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disable(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    weaken, enfeeble, cripple, paralyze, unman, disenable, deprive of strength

  2. disable(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disqualify, incapacitate, unfit, make incapable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disable(v)

    Synonyms:
    incapacitate, disqualify, cripple, maim

How to pronounce disable?

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How to use disable in a sentence?

  1. Greg Austin:

    It's clear United States policy to develop the cyber capability to disable enemy ballistic missiles.

  2. Charles Mathias:

    This could degrade or disable communications on both systems, causing either both to function improperly or stop functioning altogether.

  3. Former Lt. Col Rick Francona:

    The vessels themselves may be of interest, but they certainly are not classified, in terms of the electronics the sailors could easily disable the electronic and classified information with a few key strokes.


Translations for disable

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  • تعطيلArabic
  • правя неспособен, изключвамBulgarian
  • deaktivieren, außerstande setzen, außer Stand setzen, außer Stande setzen, abschalten, behindern, außerstand setzenGerman
  • incapacitar, discapacitar, desactivar, inutilizar, mutilarSpanish
  • lukustama, sandistama, halvamaEstonian
  • tehdä, kytkeä, lamauttaa, vammauttaaFinnish
  • अक्षम करेंHindi
  • disattivare, disabilitareItalian
  • 無効, 無力化Japanese
  • onmogelijk maken, uitschakelen, deactiverenDutch
  • gjøre funksjonshemmet, passivisere, utmanøvrere, funksjonshemme, sette ut av stand til, deaktivereNorwegian
  • wyłączyćPolish
  • incapacitar, desabilitar, desligar, desativar, aleijarPortuguese
  • отключить, калечить, отключать, покалечить, деактивировать, [[делать]] [[неспособныйRussian
  • avaktivera, sätta ur stånd, deaktiveraSwedish

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