Synonyms and Antonyms of deactivate

  1. to cause to stop functioning deactivate the machine carefully, or you'll risk an electric shock Synonyms kill, shut off, turn off Related Words flick (off); dismantle, mothball, phase out; arrest, brake, chock, cut off, draw up, halt, jam, stall, stick Near Antonyms charge, electrify, energize, fire, fuel, generate, power, push; discharge, launch, release, switch, trip; reactivate, recharge Antonyms activate, actuate, crank (up), drive, move, propel, run, set off, spark, start, touch off, trigger, turn on

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