Synonyms of actuate in English:


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1‘the sprinkler system was actuated by the fire’

activate, operate, switch on, turn on, start up, set going, get going, start off, trigger off, trigger, trip, set in motion, initiate, initialize, energize, animate

2‘they proved that the defendant was actuated by malice’

motivate, stimulate, move, drive, rouse, stir, stir up, fire, fire up, arouse
prompt, incite, spark off, influence, impel, spur on, urge, goad
rare activate