Synonyms of animate in English:

animate


See definition of animate

verb

1‘a sense of excitement animated the whole school’

SYNONYMS
enliven, vitalize, give life to, give new life to, breathe life into, breathe new life into, energize, invigorate, revive, vivify, liven up, light up, cheer up, gladden
encourage, hearten, inspire, exhilarate, thrill, excite, fire, arouse, rouse, stir, stimulate, galvanize, electrify
informal buck up, pep up, give someone a buzz, ginger up
North American informal light a fire under
rare inspirit
ANTONYMS

depress, inhibit


adjective

1‘an animate being’

SYNONYMS
living, alive, live, breathing, sentient, conscious
organic
archaic quick
ANTONYMS

inanimate