Animate and Revive


Animate verb - To give life, vigor, or spirit to.
Usage example: Mr. Clark animates history for his sixth graders by frequently showing up for class dressed like some famous historical figure

Revive is a synonym for animate in enliven topic. In some cases you can use "Revive" instead a verb "Animate", when it comes to topics like quicken, liven up, resuscitate, bring to life. popular alternative


Revive verb - Return to consciousness.
Usage example: She revived after the doctor gave her an injection

Animate is a synonym for revive in quicken topic. You can use "Animate" instead a verb "Revive", if it concerns topics such as liven up, resuscitate, bring round, start again. popular alternative

Nearby Words: revival, reviving, reviver

Common collocations

character animate character revive character
people animate people revive people
series animate series revive series
show animate show revive show
Other words: characters, monster, corpse, monsters, corpses.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Diablo II Animate Dead: Revive is the Necromancer spell that turns corpses of monsters into your minions.
  • While this looks like an advantage, that just hides a darker motive: it prevents players from discarding the creature cards on purpose so that they can revive them using way cheaper Animate Dead spells.
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