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Definition 1: give new life or energy to - [verb of body]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A hot soup will revive me
  • This will renovate my spirits
  • This treatment repaired my health

Synonyms for animate in the sense of this definition

(animate is a kind of ...) cause to be alert and energetic

"Coffee and tea stimulate me" "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

(animate has a similar meaning as ...) return to consciousness

"The patient came to quickly" "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"

Definition 2: make lively - [verb of change]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • let's liven up this room a bit

Synonyms for animate in the sense of this definition

(animate is a kind of ...) cause to be alert and energetic

"Coffee and tea stimulate me" "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

(... is a kind of animate ) make more interesting or lively

"juice up a party" "pep up your paper"

(... is a kind of animate ) infuse with spirit

"The company spirited him up"

Definition 3: give lifelike qualities to - [verb of change]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • animated cartoons

Synonyms for animate in the sense of this definition

(animate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 4: heighten or intensify - [verb of emotion]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These paintings exalt the imagination

Synonyms for animate in the sense of this definition

(animate is a kind of ...) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

"These stories shook the community" "the civil war shook the country"

(... is a kind of animate ) inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

Definition 5: endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we are animate beings

(... are attributes of animate) the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life

Definition 6: belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the word `dog' is animate

(animate belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

Definition 7: endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where animate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage

Synonyms for animate in the sense of this definition

(animate is similar to ...) having physical sensation

"sensate creatures"

(... are attributes of animate) the readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

"gave sentience to slugs and newts"

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