To activate, or to put into motion; to animate. (verb)
Examples of word actuate
Not only does he have excellent medical credentials but he fits what Obama wants in someone who has the ability to "actuate" change.
What's worse, the Storm2's implementation requires a surprising amount of effort to actuate, meaning that long messages were a chore to type out -- not only do they wear out your fingers, but it gets old hearing the screen's loud "thunk" each and every time you type a letter, which we find considerably more noticeable than the traditional click of a physical QWERTY keyboard.
Excessive partiality for one foreign nation and excessive dislike of another cause those whom they actuate to see danger only on one side, and serve to veil and even second the arts of influence on the other.
With this view, there is a definable limit to the information available in the known universe along with the number of "random" trials available to actuate complex objects such as life.
That message was that technology offered mankind the chance to actuate its potential.
Since nonlinearities alone could actuate dissipation and decay in the conservation laws associated with the highly nonlinear radiation phase and since noninteracting expanding waves represent possible time-asymptotic wave patterns that could result, we propose to further investigate the possibility that these corrections to the Standard Model might be the source of the anomalous acceleration of the galaxies, an explanation not requiring the cosmological constant or dark energy.
The problem is the way you smoke the first one back – smokers actuate their dose.
A computer tethered to the bear for now, since e-bear is just a concept runs facial recognition software that can determine who you are, as well as your mood and actuate motors to move the bear's head, ears, mouth and eyelashes in an appropriate fashion.
Numerous attempts to actuate the BOP have failed, MMS says.
Note 48: Mazari tribespeople, whom preyed on vessels moving through the territory they inhabited on both banks of the Indus, also were identified as obstacles necessary to surmount in order to actuate the Mithenkote plan.