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English verb: cool down

1. cool down (change) make cool or cooler

SamplesChill the food.

ExamplesThey cool down the water

Synonymschill, cool

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)ice, quench, refrigerate

Causechill, cool, cool down

Antonymsheat, heat up

2. cool down (change) lose intensity

SamplesHis enthusiasm cooled considerably.

Synonymscool, cool off

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

3. cool down (change) loose heat

SamplesThe air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm.

ExamplesThe water cool downs

Synonymschill, cool

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

Antonymsheat up, hot up, heat

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