Crossword clues for animate
- Mischief-maker follows a game live
- Make lively
- Enliven a friend touring part of UK
- Enliven originally apathetic nurse with one Bud
- Fire a colleague from Belfast?
- Revive cannibal's victim, as Spooner might ’ave said
- I meant a change to liven things up
- A brief dram plus Bud - that's living
- Having life
- Team in a stew, having to create a cartoon
- Give motion to
- Breathe life into
- Work on cartoons
- Work creating cels
- Zip up
- Work on a Pixar movie
- What Disney artists do
- Produce, as cartoons
- Make Shrek move
- Make Mighty Mouse move
- Make a cartoon of
- Give inspiration to
- Get things moving
- Do some work at Pixar
- Do some video-game design
- Do some cartooning
- Do cartooning
- Create cels
- Bring Pinocchio to life, e.g
- Provide pizazz
- Pep up
- Work for Warner Bros., maybe
- Not dead
- Turn into cartoon form
- Give life to Fred Flintstone?
- Perk up
- Get moving
- Stir up
- Put into cartoon form
- Liven things up
- Give energy
- Bring to life, as cartoons
- Work on "Aladdin"
- Make Mickey move
- Create a flip book, say
- Do a job for Disney
- Jazz up
- Do a Disney job
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Animate \An"i*mate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Animated; p. pr. & vb. n. Animating.] [L. animatus, p. p. of animare, fr. anima breath, soul; akin to animus soul, mind, Gr. ? wind, Skr. an to breathe, live, Goth. us-anan to expire (us- out), Icel. ["o]nd breath, anda to breathe, OHG. ando anger. Cf. Animal.]
To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.
To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.
To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.
The more to animate the people, he stood on high . . . and cried unto them with a loud voice.
Syn: To enliven; inspirit; stimulate; exhilarate; inspire; instigate; rouse; urge; cheer; prompt; incite; quicken; gladden.
Animate \An"i*mate\, a. [L. animatus, p. p.] Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.
The admirable structure of animate bodies.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1530s, "to fill with boldness or courage," from Latin animatus past participle of animare "give breath to," also "to endow with a particular spirit, to give courage to," from anima "life, breath" (see animus). Sense of "give life to" in English attested from 1742. Related: Animated; animating.
"alive," late 14c., from Latin animatus (see animate (v.)).
1 That which lives. 2 Possessing the quality or ability of motion. 3 dynamic, energetic. 4 (context grammar of a noun or pronoun English) Having a referent that includes a human or animal. 5 (context grammar English) inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun. v
1 (context transitive English) To impart motion or the appearance of motion to. 2 (context transitive English) To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
adj. belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog' is animate" [ant: inanimate]
endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings" [ant: inanimate]
give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health" [syn: recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify]
Animate Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime retailer. This may also refer to:
- "Animate", a song by Rush from their 1993 album Counterparts
- Animation, an optical illusion of motion created by the consecutive display of images of static elements
- Animacy (animate vs inanimate), a grammatical category, usually of nouns
- Animate Objects, a hip hop band
Usage examples of "animate".
The ubiquitous geocomputing network there was crude compared to the varied services on Earth, but it did the job, and did it without inserting animated advertorials, which was a blessing.
Over in one corner, a bulbous Aalan was in animated conversation with a hermaphroditic CloBonner concerning ambisexual ethics.
The animating power, they believe, is destroyed, and the body returns to the dust.
Its waste is a wanton expenditure, which robs the blood of its richness and exhausts the body of its animating powers.
His soldiers, animated with martial and religious enthusiasm, assaulted the camp of Litorius.
Romania and Anatolia, so often torn asunder by private ambition, were animated by a strong and invincible tendency of cohesion.
Constantius had declared his intention of deciding the quarrel in the fields of Cibalis, a name that would animate his troops by the remembrance of the victory, which, on the same auspicious ground, had been obtained by the arms of his father Constantine.
The bookseller led the way back to his desk, where he rummaged among the litter and finally found a scrap of paper on which he had written: Being myself animated by feelings of affection toward my fellowmen, I am saddened by the modern system of advertising.
And it had never seemed more worth it than tonight, Clair thought, her features animated.
He possessed a certain vicious charm that constituted something of an attractant to the ladies and allowed him to get into places and away with things that defeated less animated types like Codd and Johns.
Therefore in these myths, which are found over so many thousand square leagues, we cannot be in error in perceiving a reflex of their cosmogonical traditions already discussed, in which from the winds and the waters, represented here under their emblems of the bird and the dog, all animate life proceeded.
Above all those beauties, I could see the shape of two globes which Apelles would have taken for the model of those of his lovely Venus, and the rapid, inequal movement of which proved to me that those ravishing hillocks were animated.
Her cold and distant manner repelled me, but I loved her, and I had never seen her so beautiful, a slight fever animating her complexion which was then truly dazzling in its beauty.
Captain Desai, and his attitude often resulted in conversations with her on these and related topics that could be, for lack of a better word, animated.
It has been supposed that no common motive could have animated them to such lavish expenditure of money, time, and labor as the process of embalming required.