English dictionary



Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

English verb: hot up

1. hot up (change) gain heat or get hot


SamplesThe room heated up quickly.


Synonymsheat, heat up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)fry, overheat


Antonymscool, chill, cool down

2. hot up (change) make more intense


SamplesEmotions were screwed up.


Synonymsheat up, screw up


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


Broader (hypernym)compound, deepen, heighten, intensify

3. hot up (change) make more powerful


SamplesHe souped up the old cars.


Synonymshop up, soup up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)modify









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk