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tr.v. in·ca·pac·i·tat·ed, in·ca·pac·i·tat·ing, in·ca·pac·i·tates
1. To deprive of strength or ability; disable.
2. To make legally ineligible; disqualify.
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1. to deprive of power, strength, or capacity; disable
2. (Law) to deprive of legal capacity or eligibility
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in•ca•pac•i•tate(ˌɪn kəˈpæs ɪˌteɪt)
v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
1. to deprive of ability, qualification, or strength; disable.
2. to deprive of legal power.
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Past participle: incapacitated
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|Verb||1.||incapacitate - make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"|
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"
lay up - disable or confine, as with an illness; "She was laid up with pneumonia for six weeks"
nobble - disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"
pinion - cut the wings off (of birds)
restrain, confine, hold - to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
|2.||incapacitate - injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"|
injure - cause injuries or bodily harm to
hock - disable by cutting the hock
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verb disable, cripple, paralyse, scupper (Brit. slang), prostrate, immobilize, put someone out of action (informal), lay someone up (informal) A serious fall incapacitated him.
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incapacitate[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪteɪt] VT [+ person] → incapacitar (Jur) → inhabilitar, incapacitar
he was incapacitated by arthritis → estaba incapacitado por la artritis
he was incapacitated by alcohol → estaba en un estado de embriaguez
physically incapacitated → incapacitado físicamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
incapacitate[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪteɪt] vt → frapper d'incapacité
to incapacitate sb from doing → rendre qn incapable de faire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
(= immobilize) → unfähig machen (for für, from doing sth etw zu tun); to incapacitate somebody for work → jdn arbeitsunfähig machen; physically incapacitated → körperlich behindert; somewhat incapacitated by his broken ankle → durch seinen gebrochenen Knöchel ziemlich behindert
(Jur) → entmündigen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
incapacitate[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪˌteɪt] vt (person) → rendere inabile (Law) → inabilitare
to incapacitate sb from doing sth → rendere qn inabile a fare qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
v. incapacitar, imposibilitar, inhabilitar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012