"actuating" in the verb sense
1. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off
put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"
2. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite
give an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
"actuating" in the adjective sense
1. activating, actuating
causing motion or action or change
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