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Verb: disable  dis'ey-bul
  1. Make unable to perform a certain action
    "disable this command on your computer";
    - disenable, incapacitate
     
  2. Injure permanently
    "He was disabled in a car accident";
    - invalid, incapacitate, handicap

Derived forms: disabled, disables, disabling

Type of: alter, change, injure, modify, wound

Antonym: enable

Encyclopedia: Disable