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1. actuate

verb. ['ˈækˌtʃuːˈeɪt'] put in motion or move to act.

Synonyms

  • hap
  • occur
  • come about
  • trip
  • initiate
  • pass
  • pioneer
  • activate
  • set off
  • go on
  • spark
  • trigger
  • spark off
  • pass off
  • take place
  • fall out
  • touch off
  • trigger off

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • disappear
  • stand still
  • ride

Etymology

  • actuatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Actuate

  • adequate
  • antiquate
  • braithwaite
  • counterweight
  • cowperthwaite
  • deadweight
  • featherweight
  • fluctuate
  • garthwaite
  • goldthwaite
  • graduate
  • heavyweight
  • hundredweight
  • inadequate
  • middleweight
  • paperweight
  • perpetuate
  • welterweight

How do you pronounce actuate?

Pronounce actuate as ˈæˌkʧuˈeɪt.

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Sentences with actuate


1. Verb, base form
Loosen the clutch cable if the clutch needs to actuate more strongly and provide more power to the wheel.

2. Adjective
They rely on a constant source of compressed air to control energy and actuate motion devices.

2. actuate

verb. ['ˈækˌtʃuːˈeɪt'] give an incentive for action.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • make
  • propel
  • incite
  • affect
  • prompt
  • motivate
  • cause
  • do
  • move

Antonyms

  • uninitiate
  • keep down
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • actuatus (Latin)
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