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

  • transitive v. To make averse; disincline.
  • transitive v. To cause to be or feel ill; sicken.
  • transitive v. To render unfit; disqualify.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
  • v. To make indisposed, or slightly unwell.
  • v. To disincline.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
  • transitive v. To disorder slightly as regards health; to make somewhat.
  • transitive v. To disincline; to render averse or unfavorable

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To render averse or unfavorable; disincline.
  • To render unfit or unsuited; disqualify.

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

  • v. make unwilling
  • v. make unfit or unsuitable
  • v. cause to feel unwell


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