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activate


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  activate 
 
  1  of  5  senses  of  activate 
 
  Sense  2 
  activate 
  =>  reactivate 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  activate 
 
  1  of  5  senses  of  activate 
 
  Sense  2 
  activate 
  =>  reactivate 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  activate 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  activate 
 
  5  senses  of  activate 
 
  Sense  1 
  trip,  actuate,  trigger,  activate,  set  off  spark  off  spark,  trigger  off  touch  off 
  =>  initiate,  pioneer 
 
  Sense  2 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  3 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  4 
  activate,  aerate 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  5 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  activate 
 
  activate  used  as  a  verb  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  5) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  activate 
 
  Sense  1 
  trip,  actuate,  trigger,  activate,  set  off  spark  off  spark,  trigger  off  touch  off 
  =>  initiate,  pioneer 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  activate,  aerate 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  activate 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  activate 
  activated  carbon 
  activated  charcoal 
 
  Overview  of  verb  activate 
 
  The  verb  activate  has  5  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  trip,  actuate,  trigger,  activate,  set  off  spark  off  spark,  trigger  off  touch  off  --  (actuate;  "trigger  a  reaction") 
  2.  (2)  activate  --  (make  active  or  more  active;  "activate  an  old  file") 
  3.  activate  --  (make  more  adsorptive;  of  metals) 
  4.  activate,  aerate  --  (aerate  (sewage)  so  as  to  favor  the  growth  of  organisms  that  decompose  organic  matter) 
  5.  activate  --  (make  (substances)  radioactive) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  activate 
  activated 
 
  Overview  of  verb  activate 
 
  The  verb  activate  has  5  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  trip,  actuate,  trigger,  activate,  set  off  spark  off  spark,  trigger  off  touch  off  --  (actuate;  "trigger  a  reaction") 
  2.  (2)  activate  --  (make  active  or  more  active;  "activate  an  old  file") 
  3.  activate  --  (make  more  adsorptive;  of  metals) 
  4.  activate,  aerate  --  (aerate  (sewage)  so  as  to  favor  the  growth  of  organisms  that  decompose  organic  matter) 
  5.  activate  --  (make  (substances)  radioactive) 



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