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disable

[dis′ā·bəl]
(computer science)
To prevent some action from being carried out.
To turn off a computer system or a piece of equipment.

disable

To turn off; deactivate. See disabled.
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur your friend (pardon for not calling him by the honorable name which no doubt he bears, but we do not know that name), Monsieur your friend, having disabled two men with his pistols, retreated fighting with his sword, with which he disable one of my men, and stunned me with a blow of the flat side of it.
He informed the participants that 10,186 disables got registered with the LABARD, education & training facilities were provided to the 5,352 disables, medical assistance was provided to 4,049 disables, counselling was provided to 29,590 disables, qard-e-hasna was provided to 196 disables, placement of disables was provided to 2,691 and financial assistance was provided to 3,286 disables.
The cognitively limited or developmentally disables are located at the far end of this curve but both biological and environmental factors interact to determine level.