Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “disable” en inglés

disable

verb uk   /dɪˈseɪ.bl̩/ us  

disable verb (PERSON)

[T often passive] to cause someone to have an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for them to do the things that other people do: She was disabled in the accident.

disable verb (MACHINE)

[T] to stop something such as (part of) a machine, system, or weapon from working: These guns will destroy or disable any incoming missile. Disable the alarm system and then enter the building.
disabling
adjective uk   /-blɪŋ/ us  
a disabling illness
(Definition of disable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de disable
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “disable” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más