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  • incapable, unable — These words mean without the necessary power, capacity, or ability to perform some particular act. The speaker was incapable of making himself heard in the rear of the hall. The speaker was unable to make himself heard in the rear of the hall.… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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  • disable — dis·able vt dis·abled, dis·abl·ing 1: to deprive of legal right, qualification, or capacity 2: to make incapable or ineffective; specif: to cause to have a disability dis·able·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • unfit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. incapable, unqualified, etc.; incapacitated, unhealthy, in poor condition; unsuitable, inappropriate, etc. See unskillfulness, disagreement. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Incompetent] Syn. unqualified …   English dictionary for students

  • sterilize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1695 to make sterile: as a. to cause (land) to become unfruitful b. (1) to deprive of the power of reproducing < surgically sterilize cats and dogs > (2) to make incapable of germination c. to make powerless… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neutralize — neutralizer, n. /nooh treuh luyz , nyooh /, v., neutralized, neutralizing. v.t. 1. to make neutral; cause to undergo neutralization. 2. to make (something) ineffective; counteract; nullify: carelessness that neutralized our efforts. 3. Mil. to… …   Universalium

  • neutralise — /ˈnjutrəlaɪz/ (say nyoohtruhluyz) verb (t) (neutralised, neutralising) 1. to make neutral. 2. to render ineffective; counteract. 3. Military to put out of action or make incapable of action. 4. to declare neutral; invest with neutrality. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • incapacitate — [in΄kə pas′ə tāt΄] vt. incapacitated, incapacitating [ INCAPACIT(Y) + ATE1] 1. to make unable or unfit; esp., to make incapable of normal activity; disable 2. Law to make ineligible; disqualify incapacitation n …   English World dictionary

  • sterilize — [ster′ə līz΄] vt. sterilized, sterilizing to make sterile; specif., a) to make incapable of producing others of its kind, as by removing the organs of reproduction or preventing them from functioning effectively b) to make (land) unproductive c)… …   English World dictionary

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