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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word animate:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. animate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  2. animate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  3. animate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  4. animate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  5. animate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  6. animate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Animate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  8. animate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  9. animate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  10. Animate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Animate, Animate (song): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  12. animate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  13. animate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. animate (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. animate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  16. animate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  17. animate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  18. animate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  19. animate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  20. animate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  21. animate, Animate: Wordnik [home, info]
  22. animate, animate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  23. animate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  24. animate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  25. animate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  26. animate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. animate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. animate, Animate (disambiguation): Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. animate, Animate (disambiguation): Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Animate (disambiguation): Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. animate: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ANIMATE: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. animate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (animate)

verb:  give new life or energy to
verb:  heighten or intensify
verb:  give life-like qualities to ("Animated cartoons")
verb:  make lively
adjective:  endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life ("We are animate beings")
adjective:  belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings ("The word `dog' is animate")
adjective:  endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness

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Phrases that include animate:   animate 1, animate 2, animate film, animate noun, invent animate, more...

Words similar to animate:   enliven, liven, vivify, animated, animately, animateness, animating, animize, exalt, inspire, invigorate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, revive, revivify, sentient, liven up, rouse, more...

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