Student Thesaurus

One entry found for activate.
Entry Word: activate
Function: verb
Text: to cause to function <the thermostat is set to activate the heating system only when the temperature drops below 65 degrees>
Synonyms actuate, crank (up), drive, move, propel, run, set off, spark, start, touch off, trigger, turn on
Related Words charge, electrify, energize, fire, fuel, generate, power, push; discharge, launch, release, switch, trip; reactivate, recharge; arouse, excite, stimulate, vitalize; incite, instigate, provoke, quicken, stir up; accelerate, catalyze, speed up, step up
Near Antonyms arrest, brake, chock, cut off, draw up, halt, jam, stall, stick, stop; decelerate, repress, slow, stunt, suppress
Antonyms cut, deactivate, kill, shut off, turn off