Goad vs Animate - What's the difference?

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Goad is a related term of animate.


As verbs the difference between goad and animate

is that goad is to prod with a goad while animate is .

As a noun goad

is a long, pointed stick used to prod animals.

goad

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long, pointed stick used to prod animals.
  • * Macaulay
  • The daily goad urging him to the daily toil.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To prod with a goad.
  • To encourage or stimulate.
  • To incite or provoke.
  • goading a boy to fight

    See also

    * goat

    Anagrams

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    animate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That which lives.
  • Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
  • Dynamic, energetic.
  • She is an engaging and animate speaker.
  • (grammar, of a noun or pronoun) Having a referent that includes a human or animal.
  • Nouns can be singular or plural, and one of two genders, animate or inanimate.
  • (grammar) Inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun.
  • Synonyms

    (synonyms) * (that lives) alive, live, living * (possessing the quality or ability of motion) * (dynamic) active, dynamic, energetic

    Antonyms

    (antonyms) * (living) inanimate * (possessing the quality or ability of motion) fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still * (dynamic) static * (sense) inanimate

    Verb

    (animat)
  • To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
  • If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.
  • To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
  • * Knolles
  • The more to animate the people, he stood on high and cried unto them with a loud voice.

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