Animate vs Existent - What's the difference?

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Animate is a related term of existent.


As a verb animate

is .

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.

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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    existent

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
  • Synonyms

    * existing

    Antonyms

    * nonexistent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
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