HyperDic: animate

English > 7 senses of the word animate:
ADJECTIVEallanimatebelonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings
allanimateendowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
allanimate, sentientendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
VERBemotionanimate, inspire, invigorate, enliven, exaltheighten or intensify
changeanimate, animize, animisegive lifelike qualities to
changeanimate, enliven, liven, liven up, invigoratemake lively / lively
bodyanimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifygive new life or energy to
animate > pronunciation
Soundsae'nahmaht; ae'nahmey.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > animate: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBelonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings.
Example"the word 'dog' is animate"
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
OppositeinanimateBelonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
Spanishanimado
Catalananimat
English > animate: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningendowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life.
Example"we are animate beings"
Attribute ofanimateness, aliveness, livenessThe property of being animated
See alsoalive, livepossessing life
Oppositeinanimate, nonliving, non-livingnot endowed with life
Spanishanimado, viviente, vivo
Catalananimat, viu, vivent
Nounsanimatenessthe property of being animated
English > animate: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness.
Synonymsentient
Attribute ofsentienceThe readiness to perceive sensations
NarrowersensateHaving physical sensation
Oppositeinsentient, insensateDevoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
Spanishsensible, sensitivo
Catalansensible, sensitiu
Nounsanimatenessthe property of being animated
English > animate: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningheighten or intensify.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsinspire, invigorate, enliven, exalt
Narrowerencourageinspire with confidence
Broaderstimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Spanishanimar, avivar, exaltar, inspirar, revigorizar
Catalanenvigorir, inspirar, vigoritzar
English > animate: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGive lifelike qualities to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"animated cartoons"
Synonymsanimize, animise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishanimar
Catalananimar
Nounsanimatorthe technician who produces animated cartoons
English > animate: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake lively / lively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsenliven, liven, liven up, invigorate
Narrowerjazz up, juice up, pep up, ginger upmake more interesting or lively
spirit, spirit up, inspiritinfuse with spirit
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Oppositedeaden, bluntmake less lively, intense, or vigorous
Spanishanimar, avivar, reanimar, vigorizar, vivificar
Catalananimar, avivar, vivificar
Nounsanimatorsomeone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
English > animate: 7 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningGive new life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsrecreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Similar tocome to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
Spanishreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Catalanreanimar, reavivar, revivificar

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