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Synonyms for disable
dɪsˈeɪ bəldis·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disable, disenable, incapacitateverb

    make unable to perform a certain action

    "disable this command on your computer"

    Synonyms:
    incapacitate, handicap, disenable, invalid

    Antonyms:
    enable

  2. disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapverb

    injure permanently

    "He was disabled in a car accident"

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

    Antonyms:
    enable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disableverb

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

  2. disableverb

    Synonyms:
    disqualify, incapacitate, unfit, make incapable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disableverb

    Synonyms:
    incapacitate, disqualify, cripple, maim

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How to use disable in a sentence?

  1. Yehuda Afek:

    We are talking about a major amplification, a major cyberattack that could disable critical parts of the Internet.

  2. Jason Healey:

    The concern at [ the Department of Homeland Security ] and the Pentagon will be that ransomware will hit at the county and state level to disable voting registers, vote tallying and reporting, and result reporting, election machines themselves should be harder [ to compromise ], as they're less connected.

  3. Sebastian Coe:

    The world is horrified by what Russia has done, aided and abetted by Belarus. World leaders sought to avoid this invasion through diplomatic means but to no avail given Russia’s unswerving intention to invade Ukraine. The unprecedented sanctions that are being imposed on Russia and Belarus by countries and industries all over the world appear to be the only peaceful way to disrupt and disable Russia’s current intentions and restore peace., anyone who knows me will understand that imposing sanctions on athletes because of the actions of their government goes against the grain. I have railed against the practice of politicians targeting athletes and sport to make political points when other sectors continue about their business. This is different as governments, business and other international organizations have imposed sanctions and measures against Russia across all sectors. Sport has to step up and join these efforts to end this war and restore peace. We can not and should not sit this one out.

  4. Yehuda Afek:

    The attack in 2016 used over 1M [1 million] IoT [Internet of Things] devices, whereas here we see the same impact with only a few hundred, we are talking about a major amplification, a major cyberattack that could disable critical parts of the Internet.

  5. Charles Mathias:

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


Translations for disable

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  • تعطيلArabic
  • изключвам, правя неспособенBulgarian
  • außerstand setzen, behindern, abschalten, außer Stande setzen, außer Stand setzen, deaktivieren, außerstande setzenGerman
  • incapacitar, mutilar, desactivar, discapacitar, inutilizarSpanish
  • halvama, sandistama, lukustamaEstonian
  • kytkeä, tehdä, lamauttaa, vammauttaaFinnish
  • अक्षम करेंHindi
  • cacatIndonesian
  • disabilitare, disattivareItalian
  • 無効, 無力化Japanese
  • ನಿಷ್ಕ್ರಿಯಗೊಳಿಸಿKannada
  • deactiveren, uitschakelen, onmogelijk makenDutch
  • sette ut av stand til, funksjonshemme, utmanøvrere, passivisere, deaktivere, gjøre funksjonshemmetNorwegian
  • wyłączyćPolish
  • desabilitar, desativar, aleijar, incapacitar, desligarPortuguese
  • [[делать]] [[неспособный, отключить, деактивировать, покалечить, отключать, калечитьRussian
  • deaktivera, sätta ur stånd, avaktiveraSwedish
  • vô hiệu hóaVietnamese

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