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warm

warm

 
 
pronunciation:
worm
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
warm up
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: warmer, warmest
definition 1: having or emitting moderate heat.
a warm kitchena warm oven
antonyms:
chilled, chilly, cold, cool, cutting, nippy
similar words:
cozy, hot, lukewarm, moderate, temperate, tepid, toasty
definition 2: serving to hold in body heat.
a warm blanket
antonyms:
cool, summery
similar words:
cozy, toasty
definition 3: having or causing a sensation of somewhat high body temperature.
warm from jogging
synonyms:
flushed, hot
antonyms:
chill, chilly, cold
similar words:
feverish, sweaty, sweltering
definition 4: marked by liveliness or vigor; hearty.
a warm round of applause
synonyms:
enthusiastic, hearty, spirited, vigorous
similar words:
ebullient, lively
definition 5: friendly; sincere; affectionate.
a warm handshake
synonyms:
affectionate, friendly, hearty, sincere
antonyms:
chill, cold, cool, frigid, hostile, icy, ill, inhospitable, unfriendly, wintry
similar words:
affable, amiable, cheerful, cordial, earnest, genial, gracious, intimate, kind, outgoing, pleasant, warm-hearted
definition 6: marked by vehemence or anger; heated.
a warm discussion
synonyms:
fiery, heated, impassioned, vehement
similar words:
angry, animated, intense, lively, passionate, stormy
definition 7: predominantly yellow, orange, or red.
a warm color scheme
antonyms:
cool
similar words:
autumnal, orange, red, yellow
definition 8: in certain games, close to guessing the answer or finding something.
similar words:
close, near
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: warmed, warming, warms
definition 1: to make warm or warmer (often fol. by up).
He warmed up the leftovers for dinner.
synonyms:
heat
antonyms:
chill, cool
similar words:
alert, chafe, cook, melt, reheat, thaw, toast
definition 2: to arouse pleasant or kindly emotions in.
Her sympathy warmed me.
synonyms:
cheer
antonyms:
chill
similar words:
alert, comfort, encourage, inspire, reassure, relieve, solace, succor
definition 3: to inspire enthusiasm, zeal, or ardor in.
synonyms:
arouse
similar words:
agitate, incite, instigate, kindle, motivate, psych up, rouse, stimulate, stir, waken
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become warm or warmer (often fol. by up).
synonyms:
heat
antonyms:
chill, cool
similar words:
cook, melt, thaw
definition 2: to become enthusiastic or animated (often fol. by to or toward).
The lecturer warmed to his topic.
similar words:
rev up, wake
definition 3: to become sympathetic or well disposed (often fol. by to or toward).
similar words:
brighten, melt, soften
phrase: warm up
derivations: warmish (adj.), warmly (adv.), warmer (n.), warmness (n.)
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