To rouse to action; spur:
To initiate (an action); set off
(Intransitive) To fall over or stumble over an object as a result of striking it with one's foot.
To supply with air or expose to the circulation of air:
To make vital; give life to
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
To stir up; instigate:
To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.
(Elec.) To supply voltage or current to (a circuit, component, etc.)
To excite; rouse:
The definition of arouse is to awake.
(Med., Physiol.) To excite (an organ, part, etc.) to activity or increased activity
To inspire to action; prompt:
To stop; check.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
The definition of begin means to start or come into being.
Find another word for activates. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for activates, like: sparks, triggers, actuates, trips, aerates, vitalizes, starts, rouses, raises, prompts and impels.