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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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