Synonyms for (verb) animate

Synonyms: revive, revivify, recreate, renovate, repair, quicken, reanimate, vivify, animate

Definition: give new life or energy to

Usage: A hot soup will revive me; This will renovate my spirits; This treatment repaired my health

Similar words: stimulate, brace, arouse, energise, energize, perk up

Definition: cause to be alert and energetic

Usage: Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate


Synonyms: liven, liven up, invigorate, animate, enliven

Definition: make lively

Usage: let's liven up this room a bit

Similar words: stimulate, brace, arouse, energise, energize, perk up

Definition: cause to be alert and energetic

Usage: Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate


Synonyms: animate, animise, animize

Definition: give lifelike qualities to

Usage: animated cartoons

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: exalt, enliven, inspire, animate, invigorate

Definition: heighten or intensify

Usage: These paintings exalt the imagination

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Synonyms for (adjective) animate

Synonyms: animate, sentient

Definition: endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness

Usage: the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage- T.E.Lawrence

Similar words: sensate

Definition: having physical sensation

Usage: sensate creatures