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warm

warm

 
 
pronunciation:
worm
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
phrases:
warm up
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: warmer, warmest
definition 1: having or giving off some heat.
Today was a warm day.He took a warm shower.
antonyms:
chilled, chilly, cold, cool
similar words:
cozy, hot, lukewarm, moderate, temperate, tepid
definition 2: serving to hold in body heat.
He wrapped himself in a warm blanket.
antonyms:
cool, summery
similar words:
cozy
definition 3: having or causing a feeling of very high body temperature.
He was warm from running.
synonyms:
flushed, hot
antonyms:
chilly, cold
definition 4: lively; enthusiastic.
The musicians received a warm round of applause.
synonyms:
enthusiastic, hearty
similar words:
lively
definition 5: full of kindness; friendly.
She took him in a warm embrace.You have a warm heart to do such kind things.
synonyms:
affectionate, friendly, hearty, sincere
antonyms:
chill, cold, cool, frigid, hostile, icy, ill, unfriendly
similar words:
affable, amiable, cheerful, cordial, earnest, genial, gracious, intimate, kind, outgoing, pleasant
definition 6: close to giving the answer or finding something in certain games.
He was getting warmer when he looked under the bed for the ball.
similar words:
close, near
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: warmed, warming, warms
definition 1: to make warm or warmer (often followed by "up").
He warmed up the soup for dinner.
synonyms:
heat
antonyms:
chill, cool
similar words:
alert, cook, melt, thaw
definition 2: to produce pleasant or kindly feelings in.
Her sympathy warmed me.
synonyms:
cheer
similar words:
alert, comfort, encourage, inspire, reassure, relieve
phrase: warm up
derivations: warmish (adj.), warmly (adv.), warmer (n.), warmness (n.)
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