Adjective "Actuating" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Actuating


    Definition:

    1. to incite or move to action; impel; motivate: actuated by selfish motives.

    2. to put into action; start a process; turn on: to actuate a machine.

    Origin:
    actuate

    Examples:

    "devices can be actuating."

    "buttons can be actuating."