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animate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanimatean‧i‧mate1 /ˈænəmət/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 LIVING/ALIVEliving opp inanimate 🔊 animate beings
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animateFor most philosophers of classical antiquity the world was both animate and divine.At this age, children are still unable to distinguish between animate and inanimate objects.The whole Universe animate and inanimate, past, present and future is within me.That the environment is not animate enough to want to communicate with us is irrelevant.For, instance, inanimate objects are typically easier to identify than animate objects.An hour later he was in Chesney, having seen no animate thing but two bumble bees and a rook.They were animate, versatile, and extremely fast.
animatean‧i‧mate2 /ˈænɪmeɪt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 LIVING/ALIVEto give life or energy to something 🔊 Laughter animated his face for a moment.→ See Verb table
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animateThe same basic principles of animation can be applied when animating 3-D objects, where in fact perspective is usually built-in anyway.Visitors animate the street and are catered for, but only the quietness is disturbed and the village remains unspoiled.
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Verb table
animate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyanimate
he, she, itanimates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyanimated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave animated
he, she, ithas animated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad animated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill animate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have animated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam animating
he, she, itis animating
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you, we, theyare animating
Past
I, he, she, itwas animating
you, we, theywere animating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been animating
he, she, ithas been animating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been animating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be animating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been animating
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