Complete Definition of "animate"

English

Pronunciation
Adjective:

  • AHD: ăn'Ä­mət or ăn'əmət
  • IPA: /ˈænɪmət/ or /ˈænəmət/
  • SAMPA: /<tt>"{[email protected]</tt>/ or /<tt>"{[email protected]@t</tt>/
  • audio|en-us-animate-adj.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb:

  • AHD: ăn'Ä­māt or ăn'əmāt
  • IPA: /ˈænɪmeɪt/ or /ˈænəmeɪt/
  • SAMPA: /<tt>"{nImeIt</tt>/ or /<tt>"{[email protected]</tt>/
  • audio|en-us-animate-verb.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. That which lives.
  2. Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
  3. Dynamic, energetic.

#: She is an engaging and animate speaker.

  1. context|grammar having at least one human or animal referent or inflected to agree with a term that has such a referent

Synonyms
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i-c|that lives alive, live, living
i-c|possessing the quality or ability of motion
i-c|dynamic active, dynamic, energetic
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Antonyms
rel-top|antonyms
i-c|living inanimate
i-c|possessing the quality or ability of motion fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still
i-c|dynamic static
i-c|grammar|inflected for person or animal inanimate
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Translations
trans-top|that which lives
Finnish: t-|fi|elävä, t-|fi|elollinen
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|живой|trživój|scCyrl
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trans-top|possessing the quality or ability of motion
Finnish: t-|fi|liikkuva
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trans-top|dynamic, energetic
Finnish: eloisa, vireä
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Russian: оживленный (oživl'ónnyj) esp. of dicussion, talking etc., энергичный (energíčnyj), живой (živój)
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trans-top|having at least one human or animal referent or inflected to agree with a term that has such a referent
Czech: t-|cs|životný|m
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Russian: t+|ru|одушевлённый|troduševl'ónnyj|scCyrl
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Catalan: animat, m, animada, f
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Verb
en-verb|animat|ing

  1. transitive To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.

#: If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.

Translations
trans-top|to import motion or its appearance
Catalan: animar
Croatian: t-|hr|animirati
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Finnish: t-|fi|animoida
German beleben
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Related terms
inanimate
animation

Category:English heteronyms


Italian

Verb
animate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|animare#Italian|animare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|animare#Italian|animare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|animato

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

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