- enPR ăn'ĭmət, IPA: /ˈæ.nɪ.mət/, /ˈæ.nə.mət/
- enPR ăn'ĭmāt IPA: /ˈæ.nɪ.meɪt/, /ˈæ.nə.meɪt/
- That which lives.
- Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
- Dynamic, energetic.
- She is an engaging and animate speaker.
- (grammar, of a noun or pronoun) Having a referent that includes a human, animal, plant or other entity which is considered alive.
- Nouns can be singular or plural, and one of two genders, animate or inanimate.
- (grammar) Inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun.
- (that which lives) alive, living, vital; see also Thesaurus:alive
- (quality or ability of motion) astir, dynamic, kinetic, motile
- (dynamic) lively, perky, vivacious; see also Thesaurus:active
- (that lives) alive, live, living
- (possessing the quality or ability of motion)
- (dynamic) active, dynamic, energetic
- (living) inanimate
- (possessing the quality or ability of motion) fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still
- (dynamic) static
- (grammar) inanimate
animate (animates, present participle animating; past and past participle animated)
- (transitive) To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
- If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.
- (transitive) To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
- The more to animate the people, he stood on high […] and cried unto them with a loud voice.