animate animate  /ˈæ nə mət/


  1. (v) heighten or intensify
  2. (v) give lifelike qualities to
  3. (v) make lively
  4. (v) give new life or energy to
  5. (adj) belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings
  6. (adj) endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
  7. (adj) endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness


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  1. Think of it: you have all of literature in front of you and a tongue that can animate written souls.
  2. For several years Ellis has been using tales from his days as a platoon leader and paratrooper in Vietnam to help animate his popular course Vietnam War and American Culture.
  3. He can animate a pixel but not a Portman.


  1. Matthew McConaughey making cartoon series about his brother

    "Fool’s Gold" actor Matthew McConaughey is developing "Rooster Tales" for 20th Century Fox — an animated comedy about a beer-drinking sheriff who marries a much younger woman from Mexico, only to realize the relationship also involves taking on her 114-strong family.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Toon Boom Announces Animate Pro 3

    Montreal, Quebec -- Toon Boom Animation Inc . announced the pre-launch of Toon Boom Animate 3 and Toon Boom Animate Pro 3, ideal for frame-by-frame and cut-out rigging animation respectively.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Animation World Network

  3. Own Your Creativity with New Toon Boom Animate Family

    MONTREAL, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Two-time Emmy award recipient, Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today the pre-launch of Toon Boom® Animate™ 3 and Toon Boom® Animate Pro™ 3 , ideal for frame-by-frame ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "Clearly, this will mean a change in the general strategy for Team Garmin-Transitions. We'll be looking for stage wins and ways to animate the race," said team chief Jonathan Vaughters.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Jonathan Vaughters Source: AFP

  2. Its multifaceted characters show "the many devils that animate our soul," Wai told reporters at a news conference on Thursday.
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Wai Ka-fai Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Part of our strategy is that Australia First tends to re-animate networks of people who were formerly involved in (Pauline Hanson's) One Nation and other patriotic groups," Mr Saleam said. "We believe there is a lot of such people in the...
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Jim Saleam Source: The Australian

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