Synonyms of actuating


1. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, initiate, pioneer

usage: put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

2. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, cause, do, make

usage: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"


1. activating(prenominal), actuating(prenominal), causative (vs. noncausative)

usage: causing motion or action or change

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