See also: anímate
- 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 is considered alive (this generally includes humans and animals, often also gods, plants, etc.)
- 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, energetic): lively, perky, vivacious; see also Thesaurus:active
that which lives
possessing the quality or ability of motion
- (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.
to impart motion or its appearance
- present adverbial passive participle of animi
animate f pl
- Animate, alive; showing the signs or symptoms of life.
- Related to the soul or spirit of a living being (i.e. sentience or sapience).