With trembling hands, she deactivated the latches with a touch, and the top of the box slid open.
deactivated subscription cards.
deactivated weapons but each occasion must be cleared with BBC ORM.
If you lose things easily - sometimes a lost card can be deactivated by calling the company you purchased the card from but sometimes not.
The chemical responsible for the health benefits of garlic, allicin, is deactivated during cooking so garlic should be eaten raw when taken for medicinal purposes.