Animated vs Illustrated - What's the difference?

animated | illustrated |

As verbs the difference between animated and illustrated

is that animated is (animate) while illustrated is (illustrate).

As an adjective animated

is endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.




(en adjective)
  • Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;


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  • (animate)
  • Anagrams





  • (illustrate)

  • illustrate



  • (obsolete) To shed light upon; to illuminate.
  • * Were the Moon smooth, as a looking glass, a very small part would be seen by any particular eye to be illustrated by the Sun.
  • * Chapman
  • Here, when the moon illustrates all the sky.
  • To clarify something by giving, or serving as, an example or a comparison.
  • * Milton
  • To prove him, and illustrate his high worth.
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  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Moldova 0-5 England , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=England were graphically illustrating the huge gulf in class between the sides and it was no surprise when Lampard added the second just before the half hour. Steven Gerrard found his Liverpool team-mate Glen Johnson and Lampard arrived in the area with perfect timing to glide a header beyond Namasco.}}
  • * We illustrate our definitions by including quotations or simple examples.
  • To provide a book or other publication with pictures, diagrams or other explanatory or decorative features.
  • * The economics textbook was illustrated with many graphs.
  • (obsolete) To give renown or honour to; to make illustrious; to glorify.
  • * Milton
  • Matter to me of glory, whom their hate / Illustrates .


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