Deactivate meaning

dē-ăk'tə-vāt'
To render inactive or ineffective.
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To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
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To remove from active military status.
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To make (something, as an explosive, chemical, or mechanism) inactive or inoperative.
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To place (a military unit) on a nonactive status; demobilize.
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To render inactive or ineffective.
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To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of an enzyme or other biological agent.
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(ergative) To make something inactive or no longer effective.
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To prevent the action of a biochemical agent (such as an enzyme)
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To remove a person or piece of hardware from active military service.
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Origin of deactivate

de- +‎ activate