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Synonyms for activate

verb initiate something; start a function
  • call up
  • mobilize
  • stimulate
  • switch on
  • trigger
  • turn on
  • actuate
  • arouse
  • energize
  • impel
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • rouse
  • start
  • stir
  • actify
  • set in motion
  • take out of mothballs

Antonyms for activate

  • check
  • end
  • halt
  • stop
  • calm
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • arrest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to activate

actuate

verb. start a function or action, motivate

animate

verb. bring to life

awake

verb. become or make aware

awaken

verb. make conscious or alert

awakened

verb. make conscious or alert

awakens

verb. make conscious or alert
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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