render+inoperative

  • 1 render inoperative — index neutralize, vacate (void) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 inoperative — in‧op‧e‧ra‧tive [ɪnˈɒprətɪv ǁ ɪnˈɑː ] adjective formal 1. MANUFACTURING a machine or piece of equipment that is inoperative is not working or is not in a good enough condition to work: • A power cut rendered 1000 ATMs inoperative. 2 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 neutralize — v. a. 1. Counterbalance, counterpoise, render neutral, render inert, destroy the effect of, render of no effect. 2. Invalidate, render inoperative …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 4 vacate — va·cate vb va·cat·ed, va·cat·ing vt 1: to make void: annul set aside vacate a lower court order 2 a: to make vacant b: to give up the occupancy of vi: to vacate an office, post, or tenancy …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 neutralize — I verb annul, balance, cancel, cancel out, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, deactivate, deaden, demagnetize, destroy the effect of, disable, disenable, equalize, incapacitate, invalidate, make ineffective, negate, nullify, offset,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Anaconda Plan — The Anaconda Plan is the name widely applied to an outline strategy for subduing the seceding states in the American Civil War. Proposed by General in Chief Winfield Scott, the plan emphasized the blockade of the Southern ports, and called for an …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 disable — [v] render inoperative; cripple attenuate, batter, blunt, damage, debilitate, disarm, disenable, disqualify, enervate, enfeeble, exhaust, hamstring*, handicap, harm, hock*, hogtie*, hurt, immobilize, impair, incapacitate, invalidate, kibosh*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 vacate — vacatable, adj. /vay kayt/ or, esp. Brit., /veuh kayt , vay /, v., vacated, vacating. v.t. 1. to give up possession or occupancy of: to vacate an apartment. 2. to give up or relinquish (an office, position, etc.): to vacate the presidency of a… …

    Universalium

  • 9 vacate — va•cate [[t]ˈveɪ keɪt[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]vəˈkeɪt, veɪ [/t]] v. cat•ed, cat•ing 1) to give up possession or occupancy of: to vacate an apartment[/ex] 2) to give up or relinquish (an office, position, etc.) 3) to render inoperative; annul: to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 vacate — [c]/vəˈkeɪt / (say vuh kayt), /veɪˈkeɪt / (say vay kayt) verb (vacated, vacating) –verb (t) 1. to make vacant; cause to be empty or unoccupied. 2. to give up the occupancy of. 3. to give up or relinquish (an office, position, etc.). 4. to render… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 Attorney General of Canada v. Lavell — SCCInfoBox case name=Attorney General of Canada v. Lavell; Isaac v. Bédard full case name=The Attorney General of Canada v. Jeannette Vivian Corbiere Lavell; Richard Isaac, Leonard Staats, Clarence Jamieson, Rena Hill, Norman Lickers, William… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 Inutility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inutility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inutility inutility Sgm: N 1 uselessness uselessness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 inefficacy inefficacy futility Sgm: N 1 ineptitude ineptitude inaptitude Sgm: N 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 deactivate — [c]/diˈæktəveɪt/ (say dee aktuhvayt) verb (deactivated, deactivating) –verb (t) 1. to render (a bomb, shell, or other explosive) inoperative. 2. to render (an alarm, as in a house, motor vehicle, etc.) inoperative. 3. Physical Chemistry to return …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — Canada This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Canada   …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Halakha — Part of a series on …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Paramountcy (Canada) — In Canadian constitutional law, the doctrine of paramountcy establishes that where there is a conflict between valid provincial and federal laws, the federal law will prevail and the provincial law will be inoperative to the extent that it… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Puerto Rican recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross — Puerto Ricans have served as members of the United States Armed Forces and have fought in every major conflict in which the United States has been involved from World War I onward. Many Puerto Ricans, including those of Puerto Rican descent, have …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Kansas–Nebraska Act — This 1856 map shows slave states (gray), free states (pink), U.S. territories (green), and Kansas in center (white). The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 neutralize — neutralize, counteract, negative are comparable when they mean to make something inoperative or ineffective usually by means of an opposite force, influence, or effect. Neutralize implies an equalizing, making ineffectual or inoperative, or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 break — [[t]breɪk[/t]] v. broke, bro•ken, break•ing, n. 1) to smash, split, or divide into parts violently 2) to disable or destroy by or as if by shattering or crushing: I broke my watch[/ex] 3) to violate or disregard (a law, promise, etc.) 4) to… …

    From formal English to slang