Definition of Incapacitate

1. Verb. Make unable to perform a certain action. "Disable this command on your computer"

Exact synonyms: Disable, Disenable
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Lay Up, Nobble, Pinion, Confine, Hold, Restrain
Derivative terms: Disablement
Antonyms: Enable



2. Verb. Injure permanently. "He was disabled in a car accident"
Exact synonyms: Disable, Handicap, Invalid
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound
Specialized synonyms: Hock
Derivative terms: Disablement, Handicap, Invalid

Definition of Incapacitate

1. v. t. To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war.

Definition of Incapacitate

1. Verb. to make incapable (of doing something) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incapacitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

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Literary usage of Incapacitate

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps, Andrew Amos (1838)
"What Offences incapacitate. There are many offences which our law considers such what offences blemishes on the moral character, as to incapacitate the ..."

2. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1875)
"Epilepsy may incapacitate a Juryman.—During the trial of Walter Crabtree for ... Not only must the existence of this disease incapacitate a man from doing ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... broke up into components as they condensed, a manner of evolution which would incapacitate them from becoming centres of planetary systems. ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Weakness alone does not incapacitate. Mere weakness of mind is not, of itself, a sufficient ground for avoiding will, in certain cases, even raise one by ..."

5. Letters from England by Robert Southey (1836)
"But seven years of military idleness usually incapacitate him for any other trade, and he who has once been a soldier is commonly for ever after unfit for ..."

6. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity: With References to the Scotch and by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1880)
"Eccentricity does not incapacitate.—It is important in this place to note that mere eccentricity of conduct or manner will not deprive the person in whom ..."

7. Law of Wills, Executors and Administrators by James Schouler (1915)
"Whimsical or Eccentric Behavior does not incapacitate. Mere whimsical behavior, or eccentricities in drees, demeanor, and habits of life, constitute no ..."

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