Switching on

Pronunciation of Switching On
/swˈɪt͡ʃɪŋ ˈɒn/, /swˈɪt‍ʃɪŋ ˈɒn/, /s_w_ˈɪ_tʃ_ɪ_ŋ ˈɒ_n/

Synonyms for switching on

activate (verb)

actuate, arouse, call up, energize, impel, mobilize, motivate, move, prompt, propel, rouse, set in motion, start, stimulate, stir, switch on, trigger, turn on, actify, take out of mothballs.

energize (verb)

animate, arm, build up, electrify, empower, enable, enliven, excite, fortify, goose, innervate, inspirit, invigorate, jazz up, juice up, liven up, pep up, prime, quicken, reinforce, strengthen, sustain, vitalize, work up, zap, start up, pump up, activize, put zip into.

engage (verb)

activate, apply, attach, dovetail, fasten, get going, interact, interlace, interlock, interplay, join, lock, mesh, intermesh.

light (verb)

brighten, cast, fire, flood, floodlight, highlight, ignite, illume, illumine, inflame, irradiate, kindle, light up, lighten, limelight, shine, spot, spotlight, put on, furnish with light, make bright, make visible.

stir (verb)

abet, affect, agitate, awaken, bestir, challenge, craze, drive, foment, galvanize, inspire, provoke, raise, rally, rile, rout, set, spark, spook, spur, stir up, thrill, touch, urge, wake, waken, whet, whip up, Roust, PSYCH, adjy, feed the fire, make waves, stir embers, add fuel to fire.

titillate (verb)

amuse, entertain, grab, grapple, hook, interest, tantalize, tease, tickle, palpate, tickle pink.

turn on (verb)

begin, get started, initiate, introduce, log on, put in gear.

vitalize (verb)


wake/waken (verb)

fire up, freshen, grasp, notice, renew, see, understand, zip up, steam up, key up.