verb (used with object), de·ac·ti·vat·ed, de·ac·ti·vat·ing.
verb (used without object), de·ac·ti·vat·ed, de·ac·ti·vat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM deactivatede·ac·ti·va·tion, nounde·ac·ti·va·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for deactivate
A shot developed in China using deactivated covid-19 germs protected only half the people who got it, although it did stop severe disease.The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than covid vaccines|David Rotman|February 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
This sort of sharing is something that might be enabled without your knowledge, or that you may have switched on at one point but now want to deactivate.Here’s your checklist for maximum smartphone security|David Nield|January 21, 2021|Popular Science
I was in school, and I had deactivated my social media during the semester.“I think this is a wake-up call”: Seeing a familiar face in the Capitol riot|Luke Winkie|January 15, 2021|Vox
His return was delayed by a team disciplinary issue that caused him to be deactivated for a game and fined, and a hamstring injury.Tom Brady and the Bucs were no match, again, for Drew Brees and the Saints|Mark Maske|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
They had AT&T deactivate the connection, so that none of the data on the devices could go to the cloud.San Diego Can’t Actually Turn Its Smart Streetlights Off|Jesse Marx|November 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
This ship is crowded with a complete set of automatic defenses that I cant deactivate.Garth and the Visitor|L. J. Stecher
It will not be possible to deactivate it before 12.45 hours.The Lost Kafoozalum|Pauline Ashwell
Conn used the manual control to set it down and deactivate it, then got out and went to examine it.The Cosmic Computer|Henry Beam Piper