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  Words related to activate

Related / Similar Words: aerate, trip, actuate, trigger, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off

 

Definition:
  • make active or more active; "activate an old file";
  • make (substances) radioactive;
  • aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter;
  • make more adsorptive; "activate a metal";
  • put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits";

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    Hyponyms: reactivate

     

    Derivational Morphology: activator, activation, air, aerator, spark, trigger, induction, initiation, actuator, act, human action, human activity, propulsion, actuation, tripper, trip

     

    Anagrams: Vitaceae

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 使活动   Dutch: activeren  
    French: activer   Galician: activar  
    German: aktivieren   Indonesian: aktif  
    Interlingua: activar   Italian: attivare  
    Japanese: 活性化   Norwegian: aktiviser  
    Portuguese: ativar   Spanish: activar  
     
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