To increase temporarily the activity of something such as a body organ or system.
Arouse is defined as to inspire awareness or excitement.
To cause to start; set about; commence
To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
To lead someone toward what they should say or do.
To create, increase or develop.
To make or throw off sparks
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
(Intransitive) To come to an end.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To supply with oxygen. Blood is aerated in the alveoli of the lungs.
Trip is defined as to catch your foot or someone else's on something and stumble or fall, or to make a mistake or to catch someone else in a mistake.
To spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone)
put in motion or move to act
To make inactive
Find another word for activate. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for activate, like: stimulate, initiate, arouse, actuate, animate, begin, bestir, charge, energize, impel and prompt.