come to life
Definition of come to life
1 : to become very interesting, appealing, or exciting The movie really comes to life when she appears on the screen.
2 of a place : to become filled with the energy and excitement of active people Downtown comes to life each night when the clubs open.
3 of a machine : to begin working The engine suddenly came to life.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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