What does activate mean?

activate meaning in General Dictionary

which will make energetic

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  • make even more adsorptive
  • put in movement or go on to work
  • aerate (sewage) in order to favor the rise of organisms that decompose natural matter
  • make active or higher energetic
  • make (substances) radioactive
  • to help make active.

activate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1620s; see energetic + -ate (2). Relevant: Activated; activating.

activate meaning in Business Dictionary

1. Placed into existence by an official purchase. 2. Put into action or procedure.

activate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) In order to make energetic.

Sentence Examples with the word activate

I'll activate the emergency facilities on the moon.

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