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Another word for actuate

  1. To arouse to action or put in motion

      1. To produce as an animated cartoon
      2. To give life to; fill with life:
      3. To give motion to; put into action
      1. To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
      2. To organize or create (a military unit, for example):
      3. (Biology) To convert a molecule or cell into a form that carries out a specific action:
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  2. To set or keep going

      1. (--- Informal) To depart; leave:
      2. To move continuously or incessantly
      3. To do or carry out:
      1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
      2. To cause to move forward or onward.
      1. To prompt to action; rouse:
      2. To progress in sequence; go forward:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
      2. To organize (people, resources, etc.) for active service or use in any emergency, drive, etc.
      3. To put into motion, circulation, or use
      1. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
      2. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
      3. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
      1. To force to go through or penetrate:
      2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
      3. (--- Basketball) To move with the ball directly through:
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  3. To put into action or use