As verbs the difference between animate and perk
is that animate
is while perk
is shortened form of percolate or perk
can be to become more lively or enthusiastic or perk
can be (dated) to peer; to look inquisitively.
As a noun perk is
perquisite or perk
can be a percolator, particularly of coffee.
As an adjective perk is
smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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.
From perquisite, by abbreviation.
* (l) (less common)
- Free coffee is one of the perks of the job.
From percolate (verb) and percolator (noun), by abbreviation.
Shortened form of percolate.
A percolator, particularly of coffee.
The origin is .
To become more lively or enthusiastic.
To exalt oneself; to bear oneself loftily.
To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of.
- to perk over them
- to perk''' the ears; to '''perk up one's head
* perk up
smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain
- Perk as a peacock.
The origin is .
(dated) To peer; to look inquisitively.
- (Charles Dickens)