|v. t.||1.||To animate.|
|a.||1.||Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; |
|Adj.||1.||inanimate - belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things; "the word `car' is inanimate"|
animate - belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog' is animate"
|2.||inanimate - not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"; "dead stones"|
animate - endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings"
|3.||inanimate - appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead"|