What is the opposite of activate?

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Opposite of to start, activate or put into action
“A protective system is connected to the power system to sense selected circuit conditions and deactivate the power system upon the occurrence of a fault.”
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Opposite of to arouse or be aroused
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Opposite of to arouse or trigger, especially feelings or emotions
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Opposite of to set up, establish or initiate (something)
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Opposite of to activate or bring into operation
“If the range has an upper oven and fan, disengage the duct connection first.”
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Opposite of to cause to occur or appear, especially through provocation
Allay your fears as the reigning champion has announced that he will not be retiring anytime soon.”
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Opposite of to rouse or inspire a particular feeling or thoughts
“When you're a nurse, you see so much sadness and pain on a daily basis that you almost have to desensitize yourself to it just to stay sane.”
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(contribute to) Opposite of to cause or help bring about
“The president believed that high taxes would hinder a rise in employment.”
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Opposite of to trigger or start movement or progress
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