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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋæktәˏvet 〕


〔 ˊæktiveit 〕

Overview of verb activate

The verb activate has 5 senses

  • trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off -- (put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits")

  • activate -- (make active or more active; "activate an old file")

  • activate -- (make more adsorptive; "activate a metal")

  • activate, aerate -- (aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter)

  • activate -- (make (substances) radioactive)