Is ANIMATE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'animate'


  1. ANIMATE, give new life or energy to
  2. ANIMATE, make lively
  3. ANIMATE, give lifelike qualities to
  4. ANIMATE, heighten or intensify


  1. ANIMATE, endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
  2. ANIMATE, endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
  3. ANIMATE, belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings


  1. ANIMATE, to make (someone or something) lively or excited
  2. ANIMATE, to make (something, such as a drawing) appear to move by creating a series of drawings, pictures, etc., and showing them quickly one after another : to make (something) appear to move by using the process of animation

Synonyms for 'animate'

Antonyms for 'animate'

The word ANIMATE is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'animate' in a sentence

  1. The lecture was about ancient worship of animate and inanimate objects.
  2. an animate dance routine that will really get the blood pumping
  3. The writer's humor animates the novel.
  4. The film's very realistic dinosaurs were animated on computers.

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