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(Sports) In play; live:
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  1. (Sports) In play; live:
  2. Full of activity or animation; lively:
  3. Full of living or moving things; abounding:
That breathes; living; alive
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  1. That breathes; living; alive
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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  1. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
  2. Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
  3. Alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike
To organize or create (a military unit, for example):
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  1. To organize or create (a military unit, for example):
  2. To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
  3. To treat (sewage) with air so that aerobes will become active in it, thus purifying it
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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  1. To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
  2. To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.
To endow with life; animate.
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  1. To endow with life; animate.
  2. To make vital; give life to
To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
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  1. To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
  2. To make more lively, intense, or striking; enliven:
  3. To give life to; animate
To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
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  1. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  2. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
To enter the stage of pregnancy in which the movement of the fetus can be felt
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  1. To enter the stage of pregnancy in which the movement of the fetus can be felt
  2. To become excited or stimulated:
  3. To become more rapid; speed up
To release or put out energy.
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  1. To release or put out energy.
  2. To show energy; be active
  3. To give energy to; activate; invigorate
To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to.
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  1. To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to.
  2. To give life or energy to.
  3. To give vigor to; fill with energy; enliven
To become aroused
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  1. To become aroused
  2. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
  3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
To invigorate; stimulate:
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  1. To invigorate; stimulate:
  2. To invigorate or stimulate
  3. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate:
(Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
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  1. (Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
  2. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
  3. To excite; rouse:
To recharge, to give electrical power to something.
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  1. To recharge, to give electrical power to something.
  2. (Idiomatic) to motivate, to instill someone with determination.
  1. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
  2. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
  1. To foster, give help or patronage
  2. To give support to; foster:
  3. To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
To operate correctly. Used of the ignition system of an internal-combustion engine.
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  1. To operate correctly. Used of the ignition system of an internal-combustion engine.
  2. To give off sparks.
  3. To set in motion; activate:
To arouse to awareness or action; spur:
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  1. To arouse to awareness or action; spur:
  2. To plate (metal) with zinc, originally by galvanic action
  3. To apply an electric current to
To cause to become active; bestir:
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  1. To cause to become active; bestir:
  2. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  3. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
To give or inspire with some specific quality or character
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  1. To give or inspire with some specific quality or character
  2. To give or provide information.
  3. (--- Obs.) To give form to
To come or bring back to a healthy, vigorous, or flourishing condition after a decline
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  1. To come or bring back to a healthy, vigorous, or flourishing condition after a decline
  2. To return to use, currency, activity, or notice:
  3. To restore to use, currency, activity, or notice:
To impart new life or vigor to:
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  1. To impart new life or vigor to:
  2. To bring vitality, vigor, etc. back to after a decline
To revive
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  1. To revive
  2. To put new life or vigor into; cause to revive
To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse:
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  1. To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse:
  2. To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
  3. To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion:
To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
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  1. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
  2. To become aroused
  3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
(--- Physics) To raise (an atom, for example) to a higher energy level.
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  1. (--- Physics) To raise (an atom, for example) to a higher energy level.
  2. To arouse strong feeling in:
  3. To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
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  1. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
  2. To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To reach the stage of pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move.
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  1. To reach the stage of pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move.
  2. To excite and stimulate; stir:
  3. To arouse; stimulate; stir
To make vital; give life to
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  1. To make vital; give life to
  2. To endow with life; animate.
To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
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  1. To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
  2. To give life to; animate
  3. To make more lively, intense, or striking; enliven:
To make or become bright or brighter
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  1. To make or become bright or brighter
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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  1. To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
  2. To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.
To provide, cover, or fill with light; illuminate:
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  1. To provide, cover, or fill with light; illuminate:
  2. Electromagnetic energy of a wavelength just outside the range the human eye can detect, such as infrared light and ultraviolet light.
  3. In a light manner; lightly.
To mark or provide with a buoy
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  1. To mark or provide with a buoy
  2. To lift up or keep up in spirits; encourage
  3. To hearten or inspire; uplift:
To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
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  1. To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
  2. To fill with great joy or happiness; delight:
To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.
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  1. To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.
  2. To lift up; raise
  3. To lift the spirits of; elate.
To make cheerful, merry, or lively
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  1. To make cheerful, merry, or lively
  2. To invigorate or stimulate
  3. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate:
To remove or eliminate:
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  1. To remove or eliminate:
  2. To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
  3. Squarely or solidly:
To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
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  1. To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
  2. To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion:
  3. To cause (someone) to have a particular feeling; affect or touch:
  1. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
  2. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
To yield to upward pressure:
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  1. To yield to upward pressure:
  2. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  3. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt:
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  1. To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt:
  2. To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
  3. To lift up, or elevate
To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
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  1. To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
  2. To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
  3. To fill with joy, pride, etc.; elate
To encourage with cheers:
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  1. To encourage with cheers:
  2. To be or become cheerful; feel encouraged
  3. To urge on or encourage by cheers
To foster boldness or courage in.
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  1. To foster boldness or courage in.
  2. To give courage to; cause to be bold or bolder
  3. To encourage, inspire, or motivate.
  1. To foster, give help or patronage
  2. To give support to; foster:
  3. To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To give inspiration
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  1. To give inspiration
  2. To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse:
  3. To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
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  1. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
  2. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.
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  1. To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.
  2. To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To set afire; light.
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  1. To set afire; light.
  2. To stir up; arouse; excite
  3. To catch fire.
To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To arouse the passions of.
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  1. To arouse the passions of.
  2. Make passionate, instill passion in
  3. To fill with passion; arouse emotionally
To have an animating effect upon; influence or impel; esp., to stimulate or impel to some creative or effective effort
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  1. To have an animating effect upon; influence or impel; esp., to stimulate or impel to some creative or effective effort
  2. To stimulate to action; motivate:
  3. To draw (air) into the lungs; inhale
To set on fire; ignite
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  1. To set on fire; ignite
  2. To light (a fire)
  3. To catch fire
To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
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  1. To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
  2. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  3. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
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  1. To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
  2. To organize or create (a military unit, for example):
  3. (Biology) To convert a molecule or cell into a form that carries out a specific action:
To cause to take action:
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  1. To cause to take action:
  2. To put into motion or action; activate:
(Sports) In play; live:
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  1. (Sports) In play; live:
  2. Having life; living.
  3. Full of living or moving things; abounding:
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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  1. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
  2. Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
  3. Alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike
Having life; alive:
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  1. Having life; alive:
  2. Of the living state or living beings
  3. Of, relating to, or containing living bacteria or active viruses, sometimes in an attenuated form:
Presented in person before a live audience
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  1. Presented in person before a live audience
  2. (Informal) Used as an intensive:
  3. Possessing life:
Concerned with or recording data pertinent to lives:
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  1. Concerned with or recording data pertinent to lives:
  2. Necessary to the continuation of life; life-sustaining:
  3. Used or done on a living cell or tissue:

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
Find another word for animate. In this page you can discover 83 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for animate, like: alive, breathing, moving, animated, activate, enliven, vitalize, vivify, stimulate, quicken and energize.