HyperDic: disable

English > 2 senses of the word disable:
VERBchangedisable, disenable, incapacitatemake unable to perform a certain action
bodydisable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapinjure permanently
disable > pronunciation
Soundsdihsey'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > disable: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake unable to perform a certain action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"disable this command on your computer"
Synonymsdisenable, incapacitate
Narrowerlay updisable or confine, as with an illness
nobbledisable by drugging
pinioncut the wings off (of birds)
restrain, confine, hold, constrainTo close within bounds, limit or hold back / back from movement
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositeenableRender capable or able for some task
Spanishimposibilitar, incapacitar
Catalanincapacitar
Nounsdisablementthe condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
English > disable: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaninginjure permanently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"He was disabled in a car accident"
Synonymsinvalid, incapacitate, handicap
Narrowerhockdisable by cutting the hock
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishdiscapacitar, incapacitar, invalidar
Catalanincapacitar
Nounsdisablementthe condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

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