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Definition of the verb activate
What does activate mean as a doing word?
Activate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: activated | activating | activates
- put in motion or move to act
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- synonyms of activate: actuate / set off / spark / spark off / touch off / trigger / trigger off / trip
- more generic words: initiate / pioneer = take the lead or initiative in
- cause: come about / fall out / go on / hap / happen / occur / pass / pass off / take place
- make active or more active
- make more adsorptive
- aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
- make (substances) radioactive
Alternative definition of the verb activate
Activate – niemiecka grupa grająca muzykę eurodance. Zadebiutowała singlem Let The Rhythm Take Control wydanym w 1993.
- albums: "Visions", "Save Me", "Beat of the Drum"
- "Activate" is a musical album of M-Seven.
- released on (11 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical single of Atari Teenage Riot.
- released in (5 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical album of Maö.
- released on (13 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical single of Colin B.
- released in (12 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical album of Benjiman.
- released on (10 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical single of Mystery Man.
- released in (16 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical album of WookieFoot.
- released in (9 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical EP of Wolftron.
- released on (8 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical album of Cooper.
- released in (14 years ago)
- "Activate" is a musical album of Smokescreen.
"Activate" is a book by Nelson Searcy.
- subjects: Ecclesiology, Religion, Practical theology
Activate is an independent student news organisation at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. They produce a publication once a month and curate a news website.
- official website: www.activateonline.co.za
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Activate
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by Cliff Jones, A.W. Roscoe, Kenneth R. Wood
Thus, for instance, activate is a function that takes role r as input and computes a value of type unit. That computation takes an unconstrained state (that is, satisfying True), and returning a state that is the union of the initial state and the newly ...
Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice by Tony Schneider
This distinction between memory and the emotional processes memory can activate is an intriguing one for the clinician.5 The brain seems sometimes unable to disconnect an association between a past event and present danger, confusing ...
by Carole Marsh
To activate means to cause something to function or operate. Damask is a rich patterned fabric of cotton, linen, silk, or wool often used for curtains. Sheers are thin curtains that allow a good amount of light into a room, but still provide privacy ...
Volume 25 - Supplement 4 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
Gating is necessary because, otherwise, each active symbol neuron would activate its input neuron...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
Actin has the ability to activate the myosin ATPase as well as to bind to myosin. The reaction for this activation of ATP hydrolysis (by water, H2O) is often referred to as actin-activated myosin ATPase, or actomyosin ATPase, activity: ATP + H2O !
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
For the octopine pTiA6 plasmid, OccR acts in conjunction with octopine to activate transcription of the occ operon. Although the majority of the occ operon codes for octopine transport and catabolism functions, the distal end of the occR operon ...
by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield
activate, actuate. Activate ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
recessive Noxious stimuli activate a system that begins with the nociceptors (q.v.) , from which ...
by Edy G. Schaffer
SUIT, PROCESS, FUNCTION COUn LAWSUIT melodramatic HEROICS put into ACTUATE, ACTIVATE put out of KO. MAIM, CRIPPLE, DISABLE symbolic CHARADE to outwit another PLOY, BLUFF to recover property TROVER, REPLEVIN ...
Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells (2011)
by Judika Illes
Activate. a. Gemstone. 1. The night before you intend to wear your stone, immerse it in a cup of fresh milk. 2. Remove it and place the milky stone on an altar, before a sacred image, in the company of quartz crystals and any other objects you ...
W additionally represses V, which is also a repressor, and therefore W functions indirectly to activate the expression of factors Y and Z. The function of signaling here therefore is twofold, to repress the expression of genes in common with type ...
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From left, Col. Steve J. Ford, commander, 364th Civil Affairs Brigade, Portland, Ore.; 440th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Damone A. Garner and Command Sgt. Maj. Aaron A. Miller uncase the battalion colors, officially activating the unit, Sept. 15.
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The Urbis design team has proposed a variety of landscape interventions within the botanic gardens to deliver a narrative of experiences and uses related to its past, present and future use.
Photo credit: Brisbane City Council
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- Activate Meaning
Video shows what activate means. To put into action, to put to work.. To turn on.. activate pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary.
- Activate Vocabulary
- Activate your English Vocabulary
- How to activate Windows 10 Home Single Language
Activate your Windows 10 copy after upgrading to Windows 10 or Clean Install Windows. Requirement: you should upgrade and activate first before making ...
- SAP BASIS - How to Activate a New Logon Language on SAP
Quick video that shows how to activate a new installed language on SAP. If the desired language is not activated, first you will need to install it. Please, refer to ...
- MB-4 Talks SIRI's language - Activate SIRI from your Mercedes Radio Keypads!!
ViseeO MB-4 Bluetooth Upgrade Adaptor now supports activating iPhone 4S SIRI assistance using the Mercedes Radio Keypads. There is no need to take out ...
- How to activate and deactivate a dictionary in HelpNDoc (Step-by-step guide)
- How to Activate ESL W204 W212 by Mercedes Benz NEC PRO57
How to Activated ESL W204 W212 by Mercedes Benz NEC PRO57...
- Activate Job Description Training: Primary Care Physician - Solo Version (July 13)
- Briggs & Riley Verb Activate Backpack - LuggageFactory.com DONE
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- Homonym Words Dictionary - Activate
- How to activate a topic dictionary in Co:Writer 6
- ACTivate your Language Skills with LEE
- May 4th: Dictionary Powers, ACTIVATE
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Quotes about Activate
I think the thing that I most appreciate now is that stereotypes involving Jewish identity activate fears of persecution that exist in the present day. (Gregg Easterbrook)
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1V4A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ACTIVATE
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