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incapacitate someone (for something) (for a period of time)

to make someone physically unfit for [doing] something for a period of time. The accident incapacitated Rick for further work for a year. Sam's carelessness incapacitated Frank for a month.
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But you are not required to abstain from the substantial dinner of to-day: you are only advised to partake of these coarser viands in such moderation as not to incapacitate you from enjoying the choicer banquet of to-morrow.
And then she mentioned how often she had heard of Lady Southdown from that excellent man the Reverend Lawrence Grills, Minister of the chapel in May Fair, which she frequented; and how her views were very much changed by circumstances and misfortunes; and how she hoped that a past life spent in worldliness and error might not incapacitate her from more serious thought for the future.
Gross argues that physicians would not violate their oath to do no harm by helping to develop and test weapons that induce physical pain, abnormal psychological states, or unconsciousness to temporarily incapacitate a victim.
THE Taser is designed to incapacitate rather than injure.
A direct to brain stem shot is the only way to incapacitate a subject.
These weapons are explicitly designed and primarily employed to incapacitate personnel or materiel, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property and the environment.
We also don't know if this was in any way connected to the so-called bank or dye-packs, which they use to identify and incapacitate bank robbers.