- animated cartoon,
- animated oat,
Origin of animated
verb (used with object), an·i·mat·ed, an·i·mat·ing.
Origin of animate
Examples from the Web for animated
Decades ago, the writer-director wrote an episode of the animated comedy that never was.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One wonders if his subsequent battles with the “Evil Empire” were animated by this belief.
It is the most animated this Downton Abbey fan has ever seen Lady Grantham.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the 1985 Halloween special that set an animated Garfield ahead of its contemporary competitors.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She snatched it up and ran in pursuit of the intrepid pair advancing toward the animated scene under the maple-tree.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
Additions had been made to the number of peons, and the farm presented quite an animated appearance.Out on the Pampas|G. A. Henty
The air service boys were soon at the hangars, where an animated scene was taking place.Air Service Boys Over The Enemy's Lines|Charles Amory Beach
In a rude log hut of Western Kentucky was seated an animated and intelligent-looking young man.Mind Amongst the Spindles|Various
I care not with what principle the new-born patriot is animated, if the measures he supports are beneficial to the community.Junius Unmasked|Joel Moody
verb (ˈænɪˌmeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for animate
1530s, "alive," past participle adjective from animate (v.). Meaning "mentally excited" is from 1530s; "full of activity" from 1580s. The "moving pictures" sense is attested from 1895; of cartoons from 1897. Related: Animatedly.
1530s, "to fill with boldness or courage," from Latin animatus past participle of animare "give breath to," also "to endow with a particular spirit, to give courage to," from anima "life, breath" (see animus). Sense of "give life to" in English attested from 1742. Related: Animated; animating.
"alive," late 14c., from Latin animatus (see animate (v.)).