Definitions For Actuate


  • Put in motion or move to act
  • Give an incentive for action
  • To make (a machine or electrical device) move or operate
  • To cause someone to do something or to act in a certain way

Is Actuates a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Actuate is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Actuate in a Sentence

  • The pump is actuated by the windmill.
  • A light actuated by a motion detector

Synonyms for Actuate

Antonyms for Actuates

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