Actuated
Actuate Ac"tu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Actuated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Actuating}.] [LL. actuatus, p. p. of actuare, fr. L. actus act.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Wings, which others were contriving to actuate by the perpetual motion. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

2. To carry out in practice; to perform. [Obs.] ``To actuate what you command.'' --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To move; impel; incite; rouse; instigate; animate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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