Deallocate meaning

To release a computer resource that is currently assigned to a program or user, such as memory or a peripheral device.
0
1
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.

verb
0
2
Advertisement

Origin of deallocate

de- +"Ž allocate