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in·ac·ti·vate

 (ĭn-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. in·ac·ti·vat·ed, in·ac·ti·vat·ing, in·ac·ti·vates
To render inactive.

in·ac′ti·va′tion n.

inactivate

(ɪnˈæktɪˌveɪt)
vb
(tr) to render inactive
inˌactiˈvation n

in•ac•ti•vate

(ɪnˈæk təˌveɪt)

v.t. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to make inactive.

inactivate


Past participle: inactivated
Gerund: inactivating

Imperative
inactivate
inactivate
Present
I inactivate
you inactivate
he/she/it inactivates
we inactivate
you inactivate
they inactivate
Preterite
I inactivated
you inactivated
he/she/it inactivated
we inactivated
you inactivated
they inactivated
Present Continuous
I am inactivating
you are inactivating
he/she/it is inactivating
we are inactivating
you are inactivating
they are inactivating
Present Perfect
I have inactivated
you have inactivated
he/she/it has inactivated
we have inactivated
you have inactivated
they have inactivated
Past Continuous
I was inactivating
you were inactivating
he/she/it was inactivating
we were inactivating
you were inactivating
they were inactivating
Past Perfect
I had inactivated
you had inactivated
he/she/it had inactivated
we had inactivated
you had inactivated
they had inactivated
Future
I will inactivate
you will inactivate
he/she/it will inactivate
we will inactivate
you will inactivate
they will inactivate
Future Perfect
I will have inactivated
you will have inactivated
he/she/it will have inactivated
we will have inactivated
you will have inactivated
they will have inactivated
Future Continuous
I will be inactivating
you will be inactivating
he/she/it will be inactivating
we will be inactivating
you will be inactivating
they will be inactivating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inactivating
you have been inactivating
he/she/it has been inactivating
we have been inactivating
you have been inactivating
they have been inactivating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inactivating
you will have been inactivating
he/she/it will have been inactivating
we will have been inactivating
you will have been inactivating
they will have been inactivating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inactivating
you had been inactivating
he/she/it had been inactivating
we had been inactivating
you had been inactivating
they had been inactivating
Conditional
I would inactivate
you would inactivate
he/she/it would inactivate
we would inactivate
you would inactivate
they would inactivate
Past Conditional
I would have inactivated
you would have inactivated
he/she/it would have inactivated
we would have inactivated
you would have inactivated
they would have inactivated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inactivate - release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
muster out, discharge - release from military service
2.inactivate - make inactive; "they deactivated the file"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
paralyse, paralyze - make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
activate - make active or more active; "activate an old file"
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