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Another word for animate

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Verb
  1. To make alive

    See also:

    live

  2. To make lively or animated

    See also:

    happy

  3. To impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to

    See also:

    help

  4. To arouse the emotions of; make ardent

    See also:

    excite

  5. To arouse to action or put in motion

    See also:

    action

Adjective
  1. Marked by or exhibiting life

    See also:

    live

Another word for animate

Synonym Study

  • Vitalize implies the imparting of vigor or animation in a nonphysical sense to vitalize a dull story
  • Invigorate means to fill with vigor or energy in a physical sense an invigorating walk
  • Stimulate implies a rousing from inertia, inactivity, or lethargy, as if by goading
  • Exhilarate implies an enlivening or elevation of the spirits
  • To quicken is to rouse to action that which is lifeless or inert the rebuff quickened my resolution
  • Animate implies making alive or lively an animated conversation or the imparting of motion or activity an animated doll