Animate vs Existent - What's the difference?
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Animate is a related term of existent.
As a verb animate
As an adjective existent is
existing; having life or being, current; occurring now.
As a noun existent is
(archaic) a being or entity that exists independently.
That which lives.
Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
(grammar, of a noun or pronoun) Having a referent that includes a human or animal.
- She is an engaging and animate speaker.
(grammar) Inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun.
- Nouns can be singular or plural, and one of two genders, animate or inanimate.
* (that lives) alive, live, living
* (possessing the quality or ability of motion)
* (dynamic) active, dynamic, energetic
* (living) inanimate
* (possessing the quality or ability of motion) fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still
* (dynamic) static
* (sense) inanimate
To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
- If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.
- The more to animate the people, he stood on high and cried unto them with a loud voice.
existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
(archaic) a being or entity that exists independently