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  • 1 Animated — An i*ma ted, a. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous. Animated sounds. Pope. Animated bust. Gray. Animated descriptions. Lewis. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 animated — animated; un·animated; …

    English syllables

  • 3 animated — index alert (agile), born (alive), fervent, live (conscious), ready (willing) …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 animated — (adj.) 1530s, alive, pp. adjective from ANIMATE (Cf. animate) (v.). Meaning mentally excited is from 1530s; full of activity from 1580s. The moving pictures sense is attested from 1895; of cartoons from 1897. Related: Animatedly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 animated — 1 alive, *living, animate, vital Analogous words: *active, live, dynamic: vitalized, energized, activated (see VITALIZE) Antonyms: inert Contrasted words: inactive, passive: lifeless, inanimate, *dead 2 * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 animated — [adj] lively activated, active, alert, animate, ardent, brisk, buoyant, dynamic, ebullient, elated, energetic, energized, enthusiastic, excited, fervent, gay, happy, passionate, peppy, quick, snappy, spirited, sprightly, vibrant, vigorous, vital …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 animated — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lively. 2) (of a film) made using animation. DERIVATIVES animatedly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 animated — [an′əmāt΄id] adj. 1. alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike 2. showing animation; lively SYN. LIVELY, LIVING animatedly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 animated — [[t]æ̱nɪmeɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is animated or who is having an animated conversation is lively and is showing their feelings. She was seen in animated conversation with the singer Yuri Marusin... Everyone became more animated.… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 animated — adjective Date: 1534 1. a. endowed with life or the qualities of life ; alive b. full of movement and activity < an animated crowd > c. full of vigor and spirit ; lively < an animated d …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 animated — an|i|ma|ted [ˈænımeıtıd] adj 1.) showing a lot of interest and energy animated discussion/conversation ▪ The performance was followed by an animated discussion. 2.) animated cartoon/film/feature etc a film or programme that shows pictures, clay… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 animated — animatedly, adv. /an euh may tid/, adj. 1. full of life, action, or spirit; lively; vigorous: an animated debate on the death penalty. 2. made or equipped to move or give the appearance of moving in an animallike fashion: animated puppets. 3.… …

    Universalium

  • 13 animated — an•i•mat•ed [[t]ˈæn əˌmeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) full of life, action, or spirit; lively: an animated debate[/ex] 2) made to move in a lifelike fashion: animated puppets[/ex] 3) containing objects that appear to move in a lifelike fashion: an animated… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 animated — an|i|mat|ed [ ænı,meıtəd ] adjective 1. ) lively or active: an animated conversation 2. ) an animated movie or CARTOON consists of a series of drawings that are shown quickly one after another so that they look as if they are moving …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 animated — adjective 1 showing a lot of interest and energy: An animated discussion ensued. 2 animated cartoon/film/programme a film made by photographing a series of pictures, clay models etc animatedly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 animated — adjective an animated discussion his animated walk Syn: lively, spirited, high spirited, energetic, adrenalized, full of life, excited, enthusiastic, eager, alive, active, vigorous, vibrant, vital, vivacious, buoyant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 animated — UK [ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪd] / US [ˈænɪˌmeɪtəd] adjective 1) lively or active an animated conversation 2) cinema an animated film or cartoon consists of a series of drawings that are shown quickly one after another so that they look as if they are moving …

    English dictionary

  • 18 animated — [ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪd] adj 1) lively or active an animated conversation[/ex] 2) an animated film consists of a series of drawings that look as if they are moving …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 Animated — Animate An i*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Animated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Animating}.] [L. animatus, p. p. of animare, fr. anima breath, soul; akin to animus soul, mind, Gr. ? wind, Skr. an to breathe, live, Goth. us anan to expire (us out), Icel. [… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 animated — adjective Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous. Typically used in an animated discussion …

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