Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make unable or incapable; prevent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To disable; to disqualify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To disable; to disqualify.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of power, natural or moral; disable; deprive of ability or means.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make unable to perform a certain action

Etymologies

dis- +‎ enable (Wiktionary)

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