HyperDic: actuate

English > 2 senses of the word actuate:
VERBcreationactuate, trip, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch offput in motion or move to act
creationactuate, motivate, propel, move, prompt, incitegive an incentive for action / action
actuate > pronunciation
Soundsae'kchuwwey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > actuate: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningput in motion or move to act.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "actuate the circuits"
Synonymstrip, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off
Cause tohappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanishaccionar, activar, desencadenar, provocar
Catalanaccionar, activar
Nounsactsomething that people do or cause to happen
actuationthe act of propelling
actuatora mechanism that puts something into automatic action
English > actuate: 2 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningGive an incentive for action / action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsmotivate, propel, move, prompt, incite
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Similar toaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
moveArouse sympathy or compassion in
Spanishincitar, instigar, motivar, propulsar
Catalanincitar, instigar, motivar
Nounsactsomething that people do or cause to happen

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