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deactivate

verb

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  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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