activate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • setting in motion; make energetic or maybe more energetic.
    • To organize or develop (a military device, for instance): stimulate the National Guard.
    • to deal with (sewage) with aeration and micro-organisms to help decomposition.
    • Chemistry To accelerate a reaction in, as by heat.
    • Physics which will make (a substance) radioactive.
    • Biology to transform (certain biological substances) into biologically energetic types.
    • which will make energetic.
  • verb:
    • to place into action, to place to exert effort.
    • To turn in.
    • invest movement or relocate to act
    • make energetic or maybe more energetic
    • make more adsorptive
    • make (substances) radioactive
    • aerate (sewage) to be able to prefer the development of organisms that decompose natural matter
  • others:
    • to produce active; intensify.
    • In physics, to render energetic; especially, to create radioactive by exposure to the impact of a radioactive material; to ionize. See radioactivity.

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