incapacitate

  • 1 incapacitate — INCAPACITÁTE s.f. Lipsă de capacitate, neputinţă de a face ceva; p. ext. nepricepere. ♦ Stare, situaţie a unei persoane care nu are capacitatea legală de a se bucura de anumite drepturi. – Din fr. incapacité. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa …

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  • 2 incapacitate — in·ca·pac·i·tate /ˌin kə pa sə ˌtāt/ vt tat·ed, tat·ing 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 …

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  • 3 Incapacitate — In ca*pac i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incapacitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incapacitating}.] [Pref. in not + capacitate.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 incapacitate — (v.) 1650s, from INCAPACITY (Cf. incapacity) + ATE (Cf. ate). Related: Incapacitated; incapacitating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 incapacitate — [v] put out of action clip wings*, cripple, damage, disable, disarm, disenable, disqualify, hamstring*, hinder, hog tie*, hurt, immobilize, lame, lay up*, maim, paralyze, prostrate, put out of commission*, take out, undermine, weaken; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 incapacitate — ► VERB ▪ prevent from functioning in a normal way. DERIVATIVES incapacitant noun incapacitation noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 incapacitate — [in΄kə pas′ə tāt΄] vt. incapacitated, incapacitating [ INCAPACIT(Y) + ATE1] 1. to make unable or unfit; esp., to make incapable of normal activity; disable 2. Law to make ineligible; disqualify incapacitation n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 incapacitate — UK [ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪˌteɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms incapacitate : present tense I/you/we/they incapacitate he/she/it incapacitates present participle incapacitating past tense incapacitated past participle incapacitated formal to make someone …

    English dictionary

  • 9 incapacitate — in|ca|pa|ci|tate [ˌınkəˈpæsıteıt] v [T] formal 1.) to make you too ill or weak to live and work normally ▪ Her mother has been incapacitated by a fall. ▪ an incapacitating injury 2.) to stop a system, piece of equipment etc from working properly… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 incapacitate — in|ca|pac|i|tate [ ,ınkə pæsı,teıt ] verb transitive FORMAL to make someone or something unable to live or work normally: an incapacitating illness Using powerful lasers, the device can incapacitate enemy radar systems …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 incapacitate — transitive verb ( tated; tating) Date: 1657 1. to make legally incapable or ineligible 2. to deprive of capacity or natural power ; disable • incapacitation noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 incapacitate — incapacitation, n. /in keuh pas i tayt /, v.t., incapacitated, incapacitating. 1. to deprive of ability, qualification, or strength; make incapable or unfit; disable. 2. Law. to deprive of the legal power to act in a specified way or ways. [1650… …

    Universalium

  • 13 incapacitate — verb to make incapable (of doing something) The police officer was incapacitated by a blow to the head …

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  • 14 incapacitate — verb be incapacitated ADVERB ▪ severely ▪ totally ▪ By this time my father was totally incapacitated by his illness. ▪ temporarily ▪ mentally …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 incapacitate — Synonyms and related words: afflict, bugger, castrate, cripple, de energize, deactivate, debilitate, derange, devitalize, disable, disarm, disenable, disorder, drain, emasculate, enervate, enfeeble, exhaust, hamstring, hobble, hors de combat,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 incapacitáte — s. f., g. d. art. incapacitäţii …

    Romanian orthography

  • 17 incapacitate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. disable, hinder, undermine; see damage 1 , hurt 1 , weaken 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury: cripple, disable, immobilize, knock out, paralyze. Idiom: put… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 incapacitate — [[t]ɪ̱nkəpæ̱sɪteɪt[/t]] incapacitates, incapacitating, incapacitated VERB If something incapacitates you, it weakens you in some way, so that you cannot do certain things. [FORMAL] [V n] A serious fall incapacitated the 68 year old congressman.… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 incapacitate — in·ca·pac·i·tate || ‚ɪŋkÉ™ pæsɪteɪt v. limit ability, disable; disqualify (Law) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 incapacitate — [ˌɪnkə pasɪteɪt] verb 1》 prevent from functioning in a normal way. 2》 Law deprive (someone) of their legal capacity. Derivatives incapacitation noun …

    English new terms dictionary