Definition of actuate


  • put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction", "actuate the circuits". Synonyms: activate, set off, spark, spark off, touch off, trigger, trigger off, trip.
  • give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career". Synonyms: incite, motivate, move, prompt, propel.

Words nearby actuate

actuated, acuate.

Rhymes with actuate

abate, ablate, ate, await, bait, bate, berate, chait, collate, commutate, conflate, conjugate, crate, create, date, debate, deflate, demodulate, desecrate, desecrate.

Start with actuate

actuated, actuates.

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  • actuate is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 9 points
  • actuate is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 9 points
  • actuate is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 11 points
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