What are the opposite words for activate?

The word "activate" means to make something or someone active, functional or operational. Some antonyms for activate are: deactivate, disable, and turn off. Deactivate means to make something or someone inactive or nonfunctional. For example, when you turn off your mobile phone, you deactivate it. Disable means to impair or make something or someone unable to perform its intended function. For example, when you break your leg, you may become disabled. Finally, turn off means to shut down or stop an operation or function, for instance, turning off a computer or a light switch. These antonyms of activate are helpful in building the vocabulary as well as in various contexts to describe a situation.

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bi lateral
multilateral, unilateral, detached.