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dis·a·ble

disable

 
pronunciation:
dIs eI bl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: disables, disabling, disabled
definition 1: to take away a person's ability.
She had to quit her job after the injury disabled her.
synonyms:
cripple, maim
similar words:
handicap, injure, lame, paralyze
definition 2: to make useless or unable to work.
The burglar disabled the alarm on the door before he broke in.
similar words:
cripple
derivations: disabled (adj.), disablement (n.)
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