Translation of "disable" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈseɪ.bl̩/ us

to cause someone to have an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for them to do the things that other people do

dejar inválido
She was disabled in the accident.

to stop something such as (part of) a machine, system, or weapon from working

This weapons system will destroy or disable any incoming missile.
Disable the alarm system and then enter the building.
disabling adjective uk /-blɪŋ/ us

(Translation of “disable” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /disˈeibl/

to reduce the ability or strength of; to cripple

dejar incapacitado
He was disabled during the war.
disability /disəˈbiləti/ noun (plural disabilities)

something which disables

invalidez, discapacidad, incapacidad, minusvalía
He has a disability which prevents him from walking very far.
disability payment noun

an amount of money regularly paid by the government to disabled people.

subsidio por invalidez, pensión por invalidez
disabled adjective

lacking ability or strength

a disabled soldier.
disablement noun

inhabilitación, minusvalidez

(Translation of “disable” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)