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Definition 1: rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(activated is similar to ...) exerting influence or producing a change or effect

"an active ingredient"

Definition 2: (military) set up and placed on active assignment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where activated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a newly activated unit

(activated is similar to ...) engaged in full-time work

"active duty" "though past retirement age he is still active in his profession"

(activated belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for activated in the sense of this definition

(activated is similar to ...) participating readily in reactions

"sodium is a reactive metal" "free radicals are very reactive"

(activated belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 4: (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(activated is similar to ...) subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent

"the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer" "treated timbers resist rot" "treated fabrics resist wrinkling"

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