Examples of incapacitate in a Sentence
The class teaches you how to incapacitate an attacker.
The stroke left her completely incapacitated.
He was incapacitated by the pain.
a computer system incapacitated by software problems
Recent Examples of incapacitate from the Web
The benefit of experience can be offset when illness incapacitates elderly leaders.
Because of the work of our officers, violent criminals are being incapacitated.
Two passengers were taken to Hillcrest Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries following an early morning two-car crash on the Interstate May 21 that sent them head-on into a concrete barrier wall on the South Woodland Road bridge.
Once locked on, the radar could be spotted by Israeli bombs, incapacitating the SAM sites.
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First Known Use of incapacitate
INCAPACITATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incapacitate for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) unable to work, move, or function in the usual way
Legal Definition of incapacitate
1 : to make legally incapable or ineligible mental illness alone will not incapacitate a person from making a valid contract — Landmark Med. Ctr. v. Gauthier, 635 A.2d 1145 (1994)
2 : to deprive of capacity or natural power an injury that incapacitates the employee
incapacitation\-ˌpa-sə-ˈtā-shən\ play noun
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