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  Definition of animate
  1. give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  2. make lively; "let''s liven up this room a bit"
  3. give life-like qualities to; "animated cartoons"
  4. heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
  5. endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God''s stage"- T.E.Lawrence
  6. endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings"
  7. belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog'' is animate"
Similar Words: recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animize, animise, inspire, exalt, sentient

 

Hyponyms: jazz up, juice up, pep up, ginger up, spirit, spirit up, inspirit, encourage

 

Grouped Verbs: come to, revive, resuscitate

 

Attributes: sentience, animateness, aliveness, liveness

 

Derivational Morphology: revival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivification, vivification, invigoration, animation, quickener, invigorator, enlivener, refreshment, recreation, energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator, spiritedness, brio, ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus

 

Anagrams: etamine, amentia, matinee, miniate

 

 
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