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synonyms for incapacitate

  • cripple
  • disable
  • immobilize
  • maim
  • paralyze
  • damage
  • disarm
  • disenable
  • disqualify
  • hamstring
  • hinder
  • hog-tie
  • hurt
  • lame
  • prostrate
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • clip wings
  • lay up
  • put out of commission
  • take out
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antonyms for incapacitate

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  • aid
  • assist
  • enable
  • help
  • allow
  • assuage
  • permit
  • please
  • soothe
  • strengthen
  • facilitate
  • mobilize
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How to use incapacitate in a sentence

Speaking to People, Albert said his wife had been left incapacitated due to “several factors which are private matters.”
PRINCESS CHARLENE LEAVES MONACO FOR ‘MEDICAL FACILITY’ DAYS AFTER REUNION WITH ALBERTJAMIE ROSSNOVEMBER 19, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Early laser demonstrations focused on small targets which could be incapacitated in several seconds.
GENERAL ATOMICS AND BOEING WILL BUILD A GIANT LASER FOR THE US MILITARYKELSEY D. ATHERTONNOVEMBER 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A nation’s ability to perceive an attack in real time could be destroyed, if the satellite tracking those movements was also incapacitated or outright eliminated.
THIS SPACE-BASED WEAPON REMAINS IN THE DARK—FOR NOWKELSEY D. ATHERTONAUGUST 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Cases where the guardianship is removed are few and far between, because at that point, the burden is on the person who’s been deemed incapacitated to show the judge that they no longer need a guardian.
BRITNEY SPEARS' CASE IS BACK IN COURT. HERE'S WHAT COULD HAPPEN NEXT WITH HER CONSERVATORSHIPMEGAN MCCLUSKEYJULY 14, 2021TIME
With a flash-bang, the squad could incapacitate enemies temporarily, moving in to disarm and capture.
THE US MARINES ARE TESTING FLYING, REMOTE-CONTROLLED GRENADESROB VERGERJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Two support cables frame Emily Warren Roebling, an engineer who continued her husband’s work on the Brooklyn Bridge after he was incapacitated.
IN THE GALLERIES: A FOCUS ON SENSITIVE PORTRAITS WITH BIOGRAPHICAL ELEMENTSMARK JENKINSMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A few years' knowledge of other countries than our own will not incapacitate me for that part.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
It has been imagined that the plan was to incapacitate him by law for employment, and to hold him a State prisoner.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Defects of the senses do not incapacitate, if the testator possesses sufficient mind to perform a valid testamentary act.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
He was one of those whom books cannot debilitate, nor a life of study incapacitate for the study of life.
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WORDS RELATED TO INCAPACITATE

  • bankrupt
  • bust
  • confound
  • confute
  • controvert
  • cow
  • cripple
  • declass
  • degrade
  • demerit
  • demoralize
  • demote
  • disconfirm
  • dispirit
  • disprove
  • downgrade
  • enervate
  • enfeeble
  • humiliate
  • impair
  • impoverish
  • incapacitate
  • pauperize
  • rebut
  • reduce
  • refute
  • ruin
  • subdue
  • tame
  • undermine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.