- 1disable somebody to injure or affect someone permanently so that, for example, they cannot walk or cannot use a part of their body He was disabled in a car accident. a disabling condition
- 2disable something to make something unable to work so that it cannot be used The burglars gained entry to the building after disabling the alarm.
NAmE//dɪsˈeɪbl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disable
he / she / it disables
past simple disabled
-ing form disabling