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activates

verb
present tense third-person singular of activate

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to cause to function
  • the thermostat is set to activate the heating system only when the temperature drops below 65 degrees

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activated

activates

activating

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“Activates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/activates. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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