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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Disable. To make someone too ill or weak to live and work normally. To stop a system, piece of equipment etc from working properly.

Usage examples (35)
  • Remove a spark plug and you will incapacitate a car.
  • His superiors used words such as incapacitate and immobilize.
  • Oh, and in case anyone's wondering about why we would need to "incapacitate" this monster Padilla, soviet style:
  • The government had no reason to believe the SAPS would in any way "incapacitate" the Attorney-General in the discharge of his duty. for more
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