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Definitions for enliven
ɛnˈlaɪ vənen·liv·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb

    heighten or intensify

    "These paintings exalt the imagination"

  2. enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animateverb

    make lively

    "let's liven up this room a bit"

Wiktionary

  1. enlivenverb

    To give life or spirit to; to revive or animate.

  2. enlivenverb

    To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.

    The game was much enlivened when both teams scored within five minutes of each other.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enlivenverb

    to give life, action, or motion to; to make vigorous or active; to excite; to quicken; as, fresh fuel enlivens a fire

  2. Enlivenverb

    to give spirit or vivacity to; to make sprightly, gay, or cheerful; to animate; as, mirth and good humor enliven a company; enlivening strains of music

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enliven

    en-līv′n, v.t. to put life into: to excite or make active: to make sprightly or cheerful: to animate.—ns. Enliv′ener; Enliv′enment.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enliven in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enliven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of enliven in a Sentence

  1. Elissa Blount Moorhead.For Moorhead:

    I'm hoping that all of us can start to think about how patriarchy and hierarchy has really diminished people's interest in museums and cultural centers, this will enliven your audience. It's just the right thing to do.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Many are waiting for to the day they can say "Eureka!, I have found it! ". They are not waiting for some kind of device that has still to be invented. They are anticipating the moment all scattered pieces of their life can be gathered. All essential parts of the intricate make-up of their identity are waiting to be revealed and comprehended. The magic "Eureka moment" allows them to enliven and dress up their expectations for the future. (“Waiting for Eureka” )

  3. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    I'm not a Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, i'm the longest-serving Independent. I think if a progressive Democrat wants to run, I think it would enliven the debate, raise some issues and people have a right to do that.

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