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activate
verb (activated , activating )
1 to make something start working or go into operation.
2 to increase the energy of something.
3 to make (a material) radioactive.
4 to increase the speed of or to cause (a chemical reaction).
5 to increase the capacity of (carbon or charcoal) to absorb impurities, especially gases.
6 to increase the biological activity of (sewage) by treatment with air and bacteria.
[17c: active + -ate1]
activation noun .
activator noun .


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