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Synonyms for actuate

verb start a function or action, motivate
  • activate
  • animate
  • arouse
  • cause
  • drive
  • energize
  • excite
  • impel
  • incite
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspire
  • instigate
  • mobilize
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • egg on
  • fire up
  • key up
  • put up to
  • turn on
  • work into lather
  • work up

Antonyms for actuate

  • bore
  • calm
  • check
  • deaden
  • delay
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • dull
  • halt
  • hinder
  • lull
  • prevent
  • quiet
  • repress
  • retard
  • slow
  • stop
  • weaken
  • impede
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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verb. change belief, especially regarding religion
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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