(third-person singular simple present deallocates, present participle deallocating, simple past and past participle deallocated)
- To remove from the set of resources put aside for (allocated to) a particular user or purpose.
- Empty out your locker; it will be deallocated at the end of the day.
- Computer programs should deallocate memory they no longer need, releasing it back to the system.
de- +"Ž allocate
deallocate - Computer Definition
To release a computer resource that is currently assigned to a program or user, such as memory or a peripheral device.