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See definition of liven on Dictionary.com
  • as inanimate
  • as inquicken
  • as invitalize

synonyms for liven

  • energize
  • enliven
  • exalt
  • excite
  • hearten
  • inspire
  • activate
  • arouse
  • cheer
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • fire
  • gladden
  • impel
  • incite
  • inform
  • inspirit
  • instigate
  • invigorate
  • kindle
  • move
  • quicken
  • revive
  • revivify
  • rouse
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • urge
  • vitalize
  • vivify
  • make alive
See also synonyms for: livener

antonyms for liven

MOST RELEVANT
  • bore
  • discourage
  • tire
  • calm
  • delay
  • depress
  • deter
  • disenchant
  • dishearten
  • dissuade
  • dull
  • halt
  • slow
  • stop
  • suppress
  • deaden
  • kill
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How to use liven in a sentence

Buying a can of paint for under $30 can easily liven up the look of your home.
BOOSTING YOUR CURB APPEAL FOR SUMMER SELLING 2021KHALIL ALEXANDER EL-GHOULMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Whether your family binges through it or savors each episode, maybe in tandem with a weekly cooking project, it’s sure to liven up your pre-vaccination existence with not just distraction but delight.
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However, if you ski a ton, pure powder and pure frontside skis can really liven up your ski action.
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A game with multiplayer options, quick rounds, or teams can liven up an after-dinner activity.
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Some tours are billed as fun ways to liven up a family online get-together.
U.S. ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS VIRTUALLY OPEN THEIR FACILITIES FOR BEHIND-THE-SCENES VISITS WITH ANIMALSERIN BLAKEMOREJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Loeb livened it up with stories about business people and their companies and introduced more photos and graphics.
TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER, ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT—DIRECTLY AND EXPLICITLYMATTHEWHEIMERNOVEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Casual anecdotes were sprinkled through his explanations to liven them.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
All we needed was a beautiful young person like you to liven us up.
MR. OPPALICE HEGAN RICE
Sam, in his brother's absence, concluded to edit the paper in a way that would liven up the circulation.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Who would hab thought dat a little slap of the hat could liven him up so?
THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FLORIDA JUNGLEWILMER M. ELY
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WORDS RELATED TO LIVEN

  • activate
  • arouse
  • cheer
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • energize
  • enliven
  • exalt
  • excite
  • fire
  • gladden
  • hearten
  • impel
  • incite
  • inform
  • inspire
  • inspirit
  • instigate
  • invigorate
  • kindle
  • liven
  • make alive
  • move
  • quicken
  • revive
  • revivify
  • rouse
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • urge
  • vitalize
  • vivify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.