Synonyms of enliven in English:

enliven


See definition of enliven

verb

1‘several attractive illustrations enliven the text’

SYNONYMS

brighten up, make more interesting, make more exciting, liven up, put some spirit into, add colour to, wake up, give a boost to, give a lift to, ginger up

improve, enhance, season, leaven, add spice to, spice up, revitalize, vitalize

informal perk up, jazz up, pep up, zhoosh, zhoosh up

ANTONYMS

detract from

2‘her visit had clearly enlivened my mother’

SYNONYMS

cheer up, brighten up, liven up, raise someone's spirits, uplift, gladden, ginger up, buoy up, make lively, wake up, waken up

hearten, stimulate, galvanize, fire, light a fire under, boost, rejuvenate, animate, give life to, vivify, vitalize, exhilarate, invigorate, restore, revive, rouse, refresh

informal perk up, buck up, pep up

ANTONYMS

subdue