deactivate[dē ak′tə vāt′]
deactivate definition by Webster's New World
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- deactivation noun
deactivate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb de·ac·ti·vat·ed, de·ac·ti·vat·ing, de·ac·ti·vates
- To render inactive or ineffective.
- To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
- To remove from active military status.
- de·acˌti·vaˈtion noun
- de·acˈti·vaˌtor noun