liven up[ lahy-vuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF liven up
Synonyms for liven up
- buck up
- pep up
- perk up
- pick up
- snap up
- turn on
Antonyms for liven up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIVEN UP
Besides, it just did me good to liven up the old house a bit.
It's just what he thinks you need—to take an interest and liven up.
No, but that helps to liven up things, of course—buying stuff and mailing letters.
Gradually, over yonder on the cruiser, things begin to liven up.
I had an idea, Alex chuckled, that things would begin to liven up as soon as we got into this country.
It frets the mules and causes them to liven up their paces and seem more mettlesome.
Porfiry Vladimirych began to liven up, and put on an en famille grin.
But when springtime came again, then things started to "liven up."
That is, if these ladies from the Land of Fantasy are willing to liven up an evening for a couple of old people.
You have a part in the very worthy effort to liven up old Nurse Boyle, I understand?
1884, colloquial shortening of 17c. enliven, usually with up. Related: Livened; livening.