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English verb: incapacitate

1. incapacitate (change) make unable to perform a certain action


SamplesDisable this command on your computer.


Synonymsdisable, disenable


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)confine, hold, lay up, nobble, pinion, restrain


Antonymsenable

2. incapacitate (body) injure permanently


SamplesHe was disabled in a car accident.


Synonymsdisable, handicap, invalid


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)injure, wound


Narrower (hyponym)hock









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