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Definition of Actuate
ActuateActuate Ac"tu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Actuated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Actuating.] [LL. actuatus, p. p. of actuare, fr. L.
1. To put into action or motion; to move or incite to action;
to influence actively; to move as motives do; -- more
commonly used of persons.
Wings, which others were contriving to actuate by
the perpetual motion. --Johnson.
Men of the greatest abilities are most fired with
ambition; and, on the contrary, mean and narrow
minds are the least actuated by it. --Addison.
2. To carry out in practice; to perform. [Obs.] ``To actuate
what you command.' --Jer. Taylor.
Syn: To move; impel; incite; rouse; instigate; animate.
Actuate Ac"tu*ate, a. [LL. actuatus, p. p. of actuare.]
Put in action; actuated. [Obs.] --South.
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