dis·able vt dis·abled, dis·abl·ing1: to deprive of legal right, qualification, or capacity2: to make incapable or ineffective; specif: to cause to have a disabilitydis·able·ment n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
annul, bar, becripple, break, cancel, cripple, crush, damage, deactivate, debar, debilitare, debilitate, deflate, deprive of power, deprive of strength, devalue, devitalize, disarm, disassemble, disenable, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dismantle, disqualify, emasculate, endamage, enervare, enervate, enfeeble, exhaust, harm, hinder, hurt, impair, inactivate, incapacitate, indispose, injure, invalidate, lame, maim, make inactive, make incapable, make unfit, make useless, mangle, mutilate, neutralize, nullify, paralyze, preclude, prostrate, put out of action, render helpless, render impotent, render incompetent, render powerless, render unfit, rum, sabotage, scathe, sicken, spoil, stultify, take to pieces, undermine, unnerve, vitiate, weaken, wound, wreck
associated concepts: disabled from holding office, disabled vehicle, disabled veterans, disabled worker, partially disabled, wholly disabled, workmen's compensation
damage, disarm (divest of arms), disqualify, foil, impede, maim, mutilate, neutralize, obstruct, spoil (impair), stall, tax (overwork)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006