- activate [ak′tə vāt΄]vt.activated, activating1. to make active; cause to engage in activity2. to put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it3. to make radioactive4. to make capable of reacting or of accelerating a chemical reaction5. to treat (sewage) with air so that aerobes will become active in it, thus purifying itactivationn.
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