from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To deprive of strength or ability; disable.
- transitive v. To make legally ineligible; disqualify.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to make incapable (of doing something)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify.
- transitive v. To deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of capacity or natural power; render or make incapable: followed by from or for.
- To deprive of competent ability or qualification; render unfit; disqualify: as, insanity incapacitates one for marriage.
- To deprive of legal or constitutional capacity or privilege; withhold or nullify the right of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. injure permanently
- v. make unable to perform a certain action
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