actuate

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actuate /ˈæktʃəˌweɪt/ verb
actuates; actuated; actuating
actuate
/ˈæktʃəˌweɪt/
verb
actuates; actuated; actuating
Learner's definition of ACTUATE
[+ object]
technical : to make (a machine or electrical device) move or operate
formal : to cause someone to do something or to act in a certain way usually used as (be) actuated
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