Antonyms of noun inactivation

1 of 2 senses of inactivation

Sense 1
inactivation -- (the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples")
       Antonym of activation (Sense 1)
      => activation -- (stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun inactivation

2 senses of inactivation

Sense 1
inactivation -- (the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples")
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 2
deactivation, inactivation -- (breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges))
       => dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking -- (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser