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animate Explained

animate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

(adjective) ['ænəmət]
(verb) ['ænə'meıt]

animate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj formal [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: , past participle of animare 'to give life to', from anima; ANIMAL1]// living// → inanimate// --animate beings//
animate 2 v [T] to give life or energy to something// --Laughter animated his face for a moment.//

animate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

Animate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Animate \An"i*mate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Animated}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Animating}.] [L. animatus, p. p. of animare, fr.
anima breath, soul; akin to animus soul, mind, Gr. ? wind,
Skr. an to breathe, live, Goth. us-anan to expire (us- out),
Icel. ["o]nd breath, anda to breathe, OHG. ando anger. Cf.
{Animal}.]
1. To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as,
the soul animates the body.

2. To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of;
as, to animate a lyre. --Dryden.

3. To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to
inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.

The more to animate the people, he stood on high . .
. and cried unto them with a loud voice. --Knolles.

Syn: To enliven; inspirit; stimulate; exhilarate; inspire;
instigate; rouse; urge; cheer; prompt; incite; quicken;
gladden.

Animate \An"i*mate\, a. [L. animatus, p. p.]
Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.

The admirable structure of animate bodies. --Bentley.

animate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

animate
v 1: heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the
imagination" [syn: {inspire}, {invigorate}, {enliven}, {exalt}]
2: give life-like qualities to; "animated cartoons" [syn: {animize},
{animise}]
3: make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit" [syn: {enliven},
{liven}, {liven up}, {invigorate}] [ant: {deaden}]
4: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me";
"This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired
my health" [syn: {recreate}, {reanimate}, {revive}, {renovate},
{repair}, {quicken}, {vivify}, {revivify}]

animate
adj 1: belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings;
"the word `dog' is animate" [ant: {inanimate}]
2: endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life;
"we are animate beings" [ant: {inanimate}]
3: endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the
living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's
stage"- T.E.Lawrence [syn: {sentient}] [ant: {insentient}]

animate at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » animatus, past participle of Inter: term » animare||to fill with breath, quicken, encourage, animate, from Inter: term » anima||breath; see anima.

Pronunciation

* Adjective:
  • Inter: enPR » ăn'ĭmət|ăn'əmət, Inter: IPA » /ˈænɪmət/|/ˈænəmət/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{nIm@t/|/"{n@m@t/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-animate-adj.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Verb:
  • Inter: enPR » ăn'ĭmāt|ăn'əmāt Inter: IPA » /ˈænɪmeɪt/|/ˈænəmeɪt/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{nImeIt/|/"{n@meIt/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-animate-verb.ogg|Audio (US)

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • That which lives.
    1. Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
    2. Dynamic, energetic.
    3. : She is an engaging and animate speaker.
    4. Inter: context » grammar|of a noun or pronoun Having a referent that includes a human or animal.
    5. : The English pronouns he and she are animate, while it is inanimate.
    6. Inter: context » grammar Inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun.

      Synonyms

      Inter: rel-top » synonyms

  • Inter: sense » that lives alive, live, living
  • Inter: sense » possessing the quality or ability of motion
  • Inter: sense » dynamic active, dynamic, energetic

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    Antonyms

    Inter: rel-top » antonyms
    • Inter: sense » living inanimate
    • Inter: sense » possessing the quality or ability of motion fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still
    • Inter: sense » dynamic static
    • Inter: sense » grammar|inflected for person or animal inanimate


    Inter: rel-botto » m

    Related terms

    Inter: rel-top » |
  • inanimate
  • animacy

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » that which lives
    • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|حي|m|tr=Hay
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|жив, Inter: t+ » bg|одушевен
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|animat|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|活的, Inter: t » cmn|有生命的
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|elävä, Inter: t- » fi|elollinen
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t » nb|leve de
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t » nn|levande


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|живой|tr=živój
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|animado
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|levande
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|canlı

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » possessing the quality or ability of motion
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|animat|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|liikkuva


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|animado

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » dynamic, energetic
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|оживен, Inter: t+ » bg|енергичен
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|animat|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|有活力的


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|eloisa, Inter: t- » fi|vireä
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|оживлённый|tr=oživljónnyj|sc=Cyrl esp. of dicussion, talking etc., Inter: t+ » ru|энергичный|tr=energíčnyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|живой|tr=živój|sc=Cyrl
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|canlı, Inter: t+ » tr|dinamik

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » in grammar
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|frymor
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|շնչավոր|tr=šnčavor
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|životný|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|elollinen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|belebt
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|одушевлённый|tr=oduševljónnyj
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|besjälad
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|canlı

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » animat|ing
  • Inter: transitiv » e To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
    1. : If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.

      Related terms

      * animation

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to impart motion or its appearance

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|съживявам, Inter: t+ » bg|анимирам
  • Catalan: animar
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|animoida
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|beleben, Inter: t+ » de|animieren, Inter: t+ » de|animieren
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|anima, Inter: t- » ro|însufleți

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|beothaich
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|animirati
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|animar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|animera
    • Welsh: Inter: t- » cy|animeiddio


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * amentia
  • aminate

  • Category: Category:English heteronyms -

    Esperanto

    Adverb

    Inter: head » eo
  • Inter: eo-form of » anim|ate

  • Italian

    Verb

    animate
  • Inter: conjugation of » animare||2|p|pres|ind|lang=it
    1. Inter: conjugation of » animare||2|p|imp|lang=it
    2. Inter: form of » Feminine plural|animato

      Anagrams

      * amenità

  • anatemi
  • emanati

  • Category: Category:Italian past participle forms -
    Category: Category:Italian verb forms -

    Latin

    Verb

    Inter: la-verb-form » animāte
  • Inter: conjugation of » animo|animō|1|p|pres|act|imp|lang=la

  • Translation: et » animate
    Translation: fa » animate
    Translation: fr » animate
    Translation: ko » animate
    Translation: io » animate
    Translation: it » animate
    Translation: kn » animate
    Translation: ku » animate
    Translation: hu » animate
    Translation: mg » animate
    Translation: ml » animate
    Translation: my » animate
    Translation: ps » animate
    Translation: pl » animate
    Translation: pt » animate
    Translation: ru » animate
    Translation: sv » animate
    Translation: ta » animate
    Translation: te » animate
    Translation: tr » animate
    Translation: vi » animate
    Translation: zh » animate

    anímate at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==Spanish==

    Verb

    Inter: es-verb-form » animar
  • Inter: es-compound of » anim|ar|anima|te|mood=imp|person=tú

  • Translation: mg » anímate