Synonyms of switch something on
switch something on
▷ See switch
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activateIf a device or process is activated, something causes it to start working.
• video cameras that can be activated by computer
startmovetrigger (off)stimulateturn onset offinitiateswitch onpropelrouseprodget goingmobilizekick-start (informal)set in motionimpelgalvanizeset goingactuatepromptstirmotivatearouseanimateenergize
initiateIf you initiate something, you start it or cause it to happen.
• They wanted to initiate a discussion on economics.
beginstartopenlaunchestablishinstitutepioneerkick off (informal)bring aboutembark onoriginateset aboutget under wayinstigatekick-startinaugurateset in motiontrigger offlay the foundations ofcommence onset goingbreak the ice onset the ball rolling on
Thesaurus for switch something on from the Collins English Thesaurus