1. [ verb ] make lively
Synonyms: liven_up invigorate animate liven

"let's liven up this room a bit"

Related terms: deaden stimulate jazz_up spirit animator enlivener
2. [ verb ] heighten or intensify
Synonyms: inspire animate exalt invigorate

"These paintings exalt the imagination"

Related terms: stimulate encourage ecstasy
3. [ verb ] give new life or energy to
Synonyms: revive recreate vivify revivify renovate quicken repair reanimate animate

"A hot soup will revive me" "This will renovate my spirits" "This treatment repaired my health"

Related terms: stimulate come_to revival refreshment
Similar spelling:   enlivener