actuate actuate  /ˈæk tʃu ˌweɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) put in motion or move to act
  2. (v) give an incentive for action

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When raindrops or snow is sensed, the windshield wipers actuate automatically.
  2. The Prime Minister believes that she can actuate change and therefore she has been inducted into the cabinet.

News

  1. Actuate’s Newest Release of BIRT Analytics Adds Key Advanced Predictive Analytics for Business Analysts

    Actuate Corporation , The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, today announced the latest release of BIRT Analytics software specifically designed for business analysts.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Actuate to Present at Eclipse Day China at ThoughtWorks in Beijing on June 29

    BEIJING, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actuate Corporation( http://www.actuate.com ) (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company(TM) – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, announced ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "I feel the same today as I did prior to the playoffs, and certainly during the season, that this team had abilities and had potential to go a good distance," Lamoriello said Friday. "I hate the word 'potential.' We certainly didn't actuate...
    on Apr 24, 2010 By: Lou Lamoriello Source: New York Daily News

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