Synonyms for activating

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-tuh-veyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk təˌveɪt

Top 10 synonyms for activating Other synonyms for the word activating

Définition of activating

Origin :
  • 1620s; see active + -ate (2). Related: Activated; activating.
  • verb initiate something; start a function
Example sentences :
  • He set up the pattern on the board and punched the activating lever.
  • Extract from : « Empire » by Clifford Donald Simak
  • "You open them like this," he explained, pulling one out and activating the desealer.
  • Extract from : « A Knyght Ther Was » by Robert F. Young
  • His stiff fingers fumbled agonizingly with the activating stud.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories, May, 1931 » by Various
  • Another variety is the activating enzymes or kinases such as the enterokinase of the intestine.
  • Extract from : « The Fundamentals of Bacteriology » by Charles Bradfield Morrey
  • Her voice stopped abruptly as Halder closed the cab door behind him, activating the vehicle's one-way vision shield.
  • Extract from : « The Other Likeness » by James H. Schmitz
  • Communication with McGuire can't be established unless and until two keys are used in the activating panel.
  • Extract from : « A Spaceship Named McGuire » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He was activating the screen when Jennifer, in a magnificent rage in spite of soaked blouse and dungarees, advanced on him.
  • Extract from : « Traders Risk » by Roger Dee
  • Hume saw to the unpacking and activating of those machines and appliances which would protect and serve his civ clients.
  • Extract from : « Star Hunter » by Andre Alice Norton
  • He had visions of discovering and activating some trap set to protect their treasures which could be turned against them.
  • Extract from : « Star Born » by Andre Norton
  • He built at, least a dozen of them on Niflheim, to use in activating volcanoes and bringing ore-bearing lava to the surface.
  • Extract from : « Ullr Uprising » by Henry Beam Piper

Antonyms for activating

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