English Synonyms and Antonyms
Alive applies to all degrees of life, from that which shows one to be barely existing or existent as a living thing, as when we say he is just alive, to that which implies the very utmost of vitality and power, as in the words "he is all alive," "thoroughly alive." So the word quick, which began by signifying "having life," is now mostly applied to energy of life as shown in swiftness of action. Breathing is capable of like contrast. We say of a dying man, he is still breathing; or we speak of a breathing statue, or "breathing and sounding, beauteous battle,"
TennysonPrincess can. v, l. 155, where it means having, or seeming to have, full and vigorous breath, abundant life. Compare ACTIVE; ALERT; NIMBLE.
Alive in every nerve; alive to every noble impulse; alive with fervor, hope, resolve; alive through all his being.
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belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings
"the word `dog' is animate"
endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
"we are animate beings"
endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
"the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb
heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"
revivify, tickle pink, quicken, glorify, laud, extol, enliven, beatify, cheer, vivify, animize, urge on, instigate, root on, liven up, renovate, invigorate, exhilarate, urge, inspire, exalt, proclaim, thrill, prompt, revolutionize, recreate, reinvigorate, animise, barrack, repair, exhort, inhale, reanimate, pep up, breathe in, liven, revolutionise, revive, inebriate
animize, animise, animateverb
give lifelike qualities to
enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animateverb
"let's liven up this room a bit"
animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifyverb
give new life or energy to
"A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
speed up, furbish up, resuscitate, restitute, compensate, remediate, quicken, fix, amend, enliven, mend, cheer, vivify, animize, accelerate, refurbish, liven up, renovate, bushel, invigorate, speed, inspire, exalt, resurrect, play, hearten, restore, freshen up, rectify, touch on, recompense, recreate, animise, remedy, resort, repair, come to, reanimate, embolden, liven, revive, revivify, whet, doctor, indemnify
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How to use animate in a sentence?
In all thy undertakings, let a reasonable assurance animate thy endeavors if thou despairest of success, thou shalt not succeed.
The aim of sadism is to transform a man into a thng, something animate into something inanimate, since by complete and absolute control the living loses one essential quality of life-freedom.
We do a lot of painstaking research into how real animals move, how their muscles and skin behave ... and then in the computer, we recreate all these things, an artist, like an animator, has to sit down and actually hand animate that eye, hand animate that face so that every little subtle nuance is represented.
That doesn't mean that a party can't win. some of those primaries will animate elements of their base, including some donors, more than the general elections.
Some of those primaries will animate elements of their base, including some donors, more than the general elections.
Translations for animate
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- съживявам, анимирам, жив, енергичен, оживен, одушевенBulgarian
- animat, animarCatalan, Valencian
- animieren, lebendig, beseelt, beleben, belebt, lebhaft, bewegtGerman
- animado, animarSpanish
- eloisa, liikkuva, vireä, elollinen, animoida, eläväFinnish
- beothaichScottish Gaelic
- levandeNorwegian Nynorsk
- anima, însuflețiRomanian
- энергичный, оживлённый, одушевлённый, живойRussian
- animera, besjälad, levandeSwedish
- dinamik, canlıTurkish
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