HyperDic: inactivate

English > 2 senses of the word inactivate:
VERBcompetitioninactivate, demobilize, demobiliserelease from military service or remove from the active list of military service
changeinactivate, deactivatemake inactive
inactivate > pronunciation
Soundsihnae'ktihvey.t
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English > inactivate: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningRelease from military service or remove from the active list of military service.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdemobilize, demobilise
Broaderdischarge, muster outRelease from military service
Oppositecall up, mobilize, mobilise, rallyCall to arms
Spanishdesmovilizar
Nounsinactivationbreaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
English > inactivate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake inactive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymdeactivate
Narrowerparalyze, paralysemake powerless and unable to function
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositeactivatemake active or more active
Spanishdesactivar, inactivar
Catalandesactivar
Nounsinactivationthe process of rendering inactive

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