Antonyms of adj inanimate

3 senses of inanimate

Sense 1
inanimate (vs. animate) -- (belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things; "the word `car' is inanimate")

animate (vs. inanimate) -- (belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog' is animate")

Sense 2
inanimate (vs. animate), nonliving, non-living -- (not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects")

animate (vs. inanimate) -- (endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings")

Sense 3
breathless, inanimate, pulseless -- (appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Similarity of adj inanimate

3 senses of inanimate

Sense 1
inanimate (vs. animate) -- (belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things; "the word `car' is inanimate")

Sense 2
inanimate (vs. animate), nonliving, non-living -- (not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects")
       => nonconscious -- (relating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things)

Sense 3
breathless, inanimate, pulseless -- (appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

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