Actuate is a related term of vivify.
As verbs the difference between actuate and vivify
is that actuate
is to activate, or to put into motion; to animate while vivify
is to bring to life.
To activate, or to put into motion; to animate.
To incite to action; to motivate.
* 1748 . HUME, David Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. 2. ed. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 11.
- Wings, which others were contriving to actuate by the perpetual motion.
- A man in a fit of anger, is actuated in a very different manner from one who only thinks of that emotion.
- Men of the greatest abilities are most fired with ambition; and, on the contrary, mean and narrow minds are the least actuated by it.
* actualise, actualize
To bring to life.
To impart vitality.