inanimate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈænɪmət/
Adjective

inanimate

  1. Lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object.
  2. Not being, and never having been alive.
  3. (grammar) Not animate.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • German: bewegungslos, unbewegbar
  • Russian: неподви́жный
  • Spanish: inanimado
Translations Translations
  • German: unbelebt
  • Russian: неодушевлённый
Noun

inanimate (plural inanimates)

  1. Something that is not alive.
Verb

inanimate (inanimates, present participle inanimating; past and past participle inanimated)

  1. (obsolete) To animate.
    • 1621, John Donne, An Anatomy of the World: The First Anniversary
      For there's a kind of world remaining still, Though shee which did inanimate and fill



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