Metaphors animate and renew meanings; metaphysics supplies tools to think with.
Everything animate or inanimate that is within the universe is controlled and owned by the Lord.
A child uses many things when externalizing - both animate and inanimate objects are innocently used to promote and protect individual core identity.
In Paris and later, a strong sense of color continued to animate his work.
The animate and the inanimate, human and objects and finally cinema and painting had been exquisitely juxtaposed for superb equivocal effect.
So animate and lively in such strange ways, these people were definitely good people to hang out with.
The ‘agent’ in question is merely an organic part of A's body and so not a rational agent or even an ‘animate’ agent, in the sense in which an entire living organism is an animate agent.
Despite this similarity, there are still elemental differences between being alive and deceased, and between the animate and inanimate.
I can assume any form you please, animate or inanimate.
All of God's creation, animate and inanimate, reflected God's generosity toward his creatures and evoked an outpouring of praise and thanks.