Synonyms for actuate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-choo-eyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk tʃuˌeɪt

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Définition of actuate

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Medieval Latin actuatus, past participle of actuare, from Latin actus (see act (n.)). Related: Actuated; actuating.
  • verb start a function or action, motivate
Example sentences :
  • In Fig. 213 the key is about to actuate the locking mechanism.
  • Extract from : « How it Works » by Archibald Williams
  • Is their purpose to appeal to our understanding, and actuate our humanity?
  • Extract from : « The Life Of Abraham Lincoln » by Ward H. Lamon
  • The bill covers not only pieces or controller records, but also the machines which they actuate.
  • Extract from : « Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright » by United States Committee on Patents
  • If thoughts do not actuate it, your distrustful fears and cares will vanish.
  • Extract from : « A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4) » by Richard Baxter
  • And this all believers should maintain and actuate in themselves.
  • Extract from : « A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4) » by Richard Baxter
  • He was void of any of these feelings which actuate men to do good.
  • Extract from : « Barchester Towers » by Anthony Trollope
  • But he was perhaps equally void of those which actuate men to do evil.
  • Extract from : « Barchester Towers » by Anthony Trollope
  • True it is there are many feelings that actuate me at this moment.
  • Extract from : « Speeches from the Dock, Part I » by Various
  • He had never dared to actuate the "hired man," his father, on a basis of fact.
  • Extract from : « The Desert and The Sown » by Mary Hallock Foote
  • There was not a shred of self interest to actuate them; there could not have been.
  • Extract from : « Told in the East » by Talbot Mundy

Antonyms for actuate

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