belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; the word `dog' is animate'
endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; we are animate beings'
endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on Gods stage- T.E.Lawrence
[ Syn: sentient ]
heighten or intensify; These paintings exalt the imagination
give lifelike qualities to; animated cartoons
make lively; lets liven up this room a bit
give new life or energy to; A hot soup will revive me; This will renovate my spirits; This treatment repaired my health