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cool

cool

 
pronunciation:
kul
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
cool off, cool it
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: cooler, coolest
definition 1: moderately cold; not warm.
cool spring days
synonyms:
chill, chilly
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
cold, nippy
definition 2: moderately cold to the touch.
synonyms:
chill, chilly
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
cold
definition 3: affording relief from heat.
cool clothing
antonyms:
sticky, warm
similar words:
refreshing
definition 4: characterized by calmness; controlled.
He stays cool in a crisis.
synonyms:
calm, collected, composed, controlled, easygoing, even-tempered, imperturbable, self-possessed
antonyms:
ardent, distraught, hotheaded, nervous, panicky
similar words:
dispassionate, even, impassive, level, nonchalant, relaxed, sedate, serene, together, unemotional, unexcitable, unflappable, unruffled
definition 5: characterized by a lack of warmth or enthusiasm.
a cool reception
synonyms:
chill, chilly, unfriendly, unsociable
antonyms:
enthusiastic, friendly, warm
similar words:
aloof, distant, indifferent, inhospitable, remote, standoffish
definition 6: of a color, with a predominantly blue or green cast.
antonyms:
warm
definition 7: (informal) entire; not exaggerated.
a cool thousand dollars
synonyms:
entire, unexaggerated
definition 8: (informal) great, esp. in a novel, clever, or stylish way; appealing.
These new cameras are so cool.
synonyms:
great, nice, terrific
similar words:
awesome, fantastic, groovy, neat, out of sight, splendid, swell, tough, unbelievable
definition 9: (informal) quite acceptable, decent, or admirable.
She's the school principal, but she's pretty cool.It's cool that he gave you back your money.
synonyms:
acceptable, admirable, decent, satisfactory, unobjectionable
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is cool or somewhat cold.
the cool of early morning
synonyms:
chill, chilliness
antonyms:
warmth
similar words:
cold, nip
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cooled, cooling, cools
definition 1: to become cool or less warm.
Dinner cooled as we waited.
synonyms:
chill
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
refrigerate
definition 2: to lessen in intensity.
His passion for his work cooled.
synonyms:
abate, lessen, moderate, subside, temper
antonyms:
intensify
similar words:
decrease, diminish, dwindle, mitigate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to reduce in temperature; make less warm.
The fan cooled the room.
synonyms:
chill
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
refrigerate
definition 2: to make less intense; moderate.
She cooled his desire.
synonyms:
abate, lessen, moderate, reduce, temper
antonyms:
intensify
similar words:
decrease, diminish, dwindle, mitigate, settle
phrase: cool off
phrase: cool it
derivations: coolly (adv.), coolness (n.)
Word Builder: cool +
  • coolant:
    a liquid that cools the engine of a car or other machine.
  • cooler:
    a container that keeps food cold.
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