Synonyms of animate in English:



  • 1 a sense of excitement animated the whole school
    enliven, vitalize, breathe (new) life into, energize, invigorate, revive, vivify, liven up; inspire, inspirit, exhilarate, thrill, excite, fire, arouse, rouse, quicken, stir; light a fire under
    [Antonyms] depress
  • adjective

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  • 1 an animate being
    living, alive, live, breathing
    archaic quick
    [Antonyms] inanimate
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