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disable - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'disable' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Disable [ a.]
- Lacking ability; unable.
2 . Disable [ v. t.]
- To render unable or incapable; to destroy the force, vigor, or power of action of; to deprive of competent physical or intellectual power; to incapacitate; to disqualify; to make incompetent or unfit for service; to impair.
- To deprive of legal right or qualification; to render legally incapable.
- To deprive of that which gives value or estimation; to declare lacking in competency; to disparage; to undervalue.

Meaning of 'disable' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . disable [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make unable to perform a certain action
Example in sentence:
  • disable this command on your computer
Meaning (2):
- injure permanently
Example in sentence:
  • He was disabled in a car accident