Definition of Activating

1. Noun. The activity of causing to have energy and be active.

Exact synonyms: Activation, Energizing
Generic synonyms: Activity
Specialized synonyms: Electrification, Animation, Invigoration, Vivification
Derivative terms: Energize, Energize

2. Adjective. Causing motion or action or change.
Exact synonyms: Actuating
Similar to: Causative

Definition of Activating

1. Verb. (present participle of activate) ¹

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Definition of Activating

1. activate [v] - See also: activate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Activating

activated charcoal
activated choline
activated clotting time
activated complex
activated fatty acid
activated glucose
activated macrophage
activated partial thromboplastin time
activated resin
activated sludge
activated sludge method
activated sludge process
activated state
activating (current term)
activating agent
activation analyses
activation analysis
activation energy
activation product
activation record
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Literary usage of Activating

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1. The Venom of Heloderma by Leo Loeb (1913)
"In testing the influence of heat on the activating properties of the various sera, especially guinea-pig, rabbit, sheep, or heloderma serum, ..."

2. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"... APPENDIX C Illnesses Caused by activating Spirits in Sorcery A. General sorcery. anoon aramas or ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"In the case of non-activating serums no venom activating fats appear in ... Lecithin exists in such serum in no less quantity than in the activating kind. ..."

4. OECD Employment Outlook: Boosting Jobs and Incomes by SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"Active labour market programmes and strategies for activating the unemployed The original Jobs Strategy recommended that increased emphasis be placed on ..."

5. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"... Strategy Lessons: activating and Connecting to Background Knowledge Beginning to Make Connections: lt Reminds Me of... Purpose: Thinking aloud to ..."

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