Activate and Knock out


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Activate verb – To cause to function.
Knock out is an antonym for activate.
Nearby Words: active, activity, activated, activation, activating
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Knock out

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Knock out verb – To use up all the physical energy of.
Usage example: the entire staff knocked itself out getting the project finished on time

Activate is an antonym for knock out.
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  • That One Level One objective requires you to hack and activate a brightly lit detonator in the middle of a camp to open the way up to the next portion of the level, and another forces you to knock out or kill a certain amount of enemies once you get aboard the ship.
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Knock out or Activate. 2016. Accessed June 19, 2021.

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