Associations to the word «Activate»


ACTIVATE, verb. To put into action, to put to work.
ACTIVATE, verb. To turn on.

Dictionary definition

ACTIVATE, verb. Put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits".
ACTIVATE, verb. Make active or more active; "activate an old file".
ACTIVATE, verb. Make more adsorptive; "activate a metal".
ACTIVATE, verb. Aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter.
ACTIVATE, verb. Make (substances) radioactive.

Wise words

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