Definitions for activateˈæk təˌveɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word activate
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off(verb)
put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
make active or more active
"activate an old file"
make more adsorptive
"activate a metal"
aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
make (substances) radioactive
To put into action, to put to work.
To turn on.
to make active
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Rank popularity for the word 'activate' in Verbs Frequency: #902
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you have just a few minutes, hop on that activate and punish those voters!
Trump can bring new people in and activate people who might sit on the sidelines.
If we could preferentially activate these antibodies, we could have a better influenza vaccine.
We would love, of course, to exercise that option and actually to increase if possible, but we cannot activate it until all investigations are over.
If we can in the same time we're giving direct antivirals and blocking( virus) replication, activate the immune system and wake it up, maybe we can cause patients to clear HBV.
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Translations for activate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- активирам, пускамBulgarian
- activarCatalan, Valencian
- ενεργοποιώ, ανοίγωGreek
- rakendama, käivitamaEstonian
- aktivoida, käynnistääFinnish
- allumer, activer, actionnerFrench
- activeren, inschakelen, aanzettenDutch
- [[приводи́ть]] в [[де́йствие]], включи́ть, активи́ровать, активизи́ровать, [[привести́]] в [[де́йствие]], включа́тьRussian
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