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  Words related to animate

Related / Similar Words: recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animize, animise, inspire, exalt, sentient

 

Definition:
  • give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health";
  • make lively; "let''s liven up this room a bit";
  • give life-like qualities to; "animated cartoons";
  • heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination";
  • endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God''s stage"- T.E.Lawrence;
  • endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings";
  • belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog'' is animate";

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    Hyponyms: jazz up, juice up, pep up, ginger up, spirit, spirit up, inspirit, encourage

     

    Grouped Verbs: come to, revive, resuscitate

     

    Attributes: sentience, animateness, aliveness, liveness

     

    Derivational Morphology: revival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivification, vivification, invigoration, animation, quickener, invigorator, enlivener, refreshment, recreation, energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator, spiritedness, brio, ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus

     

    Anagrams: etamine, amentia, matinee, miniate

     

     
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