Definition Of deactivate
make (something, typically technical equipment or a virus) inactive by disconnecting or destroying it.
the switch deactivates the alarm
Example Of deactivate
A migraine may be identified both by its activators (red wine, hunger, lack of sleep, glare, perfume, periods of letdown) and its deactivators (sleep, pregnancy, exhilaration, sumatriptan).
Assuming I can find all the motion sensors, I can deactivate them.
At the last possible second, when Eusi saw that the Vanguard had not made a single move to power up its weapons or shields, she deactivated the blades.
Drilling your employees on lock-out procedures and proper equipment deactivation is paramount.
Ergonomic and easy to use, our label deactivators are designed to help retailers maximize cashier efficiency.