animate

英 ['ænɪmeɪt] 美 ['ænɪmet]
  • vt. 使有生气;使活泼;鼓舞;推动
  • adj. 有生命的
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animate (v.)
1530s, "to fill with boldness or courage," from Latin animatus past participle of animare "give breath to," also "to endow with a particular spirit, to give courage to," from anima "life, breath" (see animus). Sense of "give life to" in English attested from 1742. Related: Animated; animating.
animate (adj.)
"alive," late 14c., from Latin animatus (see animate (v.)).
1. There was precious little about the cricket to animate the crowd.
板球比赛能激起观众热情的地方很少。

来自柯林斯例句

2. It'strikes to the heart of all life, animate and inanimate.
世上万物,一切有生命的和没有生命的东西, 都深切感受到这气息刺心入肺.

来自英汉 - 翻译样例 - 文学

3. The first day I devoted to my friends, animate and inanimate.
第一天我献给了我的朋友们, 有生命的和无生命的.

来自辞典例句

4. He made no clear distinction between animate and inanimate things.
他对有生的和无生的东西缺乏明确的辨别.

来自辞典例句

5. Her skin is subtle, white, silken, animate.
她皮肤雪白, 细腻, 光滑, 充满活力.

来自辞典例句

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