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English

Pronunciation

  • Adjective:
  • Verb:
    • AHD: ăn'ĭmāt or ăn'əmāt, IPA: /ˈænɪmeɪt/ or /ˈænəmeɪt/, SAMPA: /"{nImeIt/ or /"{n@meIt/,  Audio (US)help, file

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] animatio, from animare.

Adjective

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Positive
animate

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. That which lives.
  2. Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
  3. Dynamic, energetic.
    She is an engaging and animate speaker.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) having at least one human or animal referent or inflected to agree with a term that has such a referent

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Verb

Infinitive
to animate

Third person singular
animat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to animate (third-person singular simple present animat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
    If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.

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Italian

Verb

animate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of animare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of animare.
  3. Feminine plural of animato.

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