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Definition 1: not endowed with life - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the inorganic world is inanimate
  • inanimate objects

Synonyms for inanimate in the sense of this definition

(inanimate is similar to ...) relating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things

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

Definition 2: belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the word `car' is inanimate

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

Definition 3: appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an inanimate body
  • pulseless and dead

Synonyms for inanimate in the sense of this definition

(inanimate is similar to ...) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

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