English adjective: cold
|1.||cold having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration|
|Samples||A cold climate.|
A cold room.
Dinner has gotten cold.
If you are cold, turn up the heat.
A cold beer.
|Similar||acold, algid, arctic, bleak, chilly, crisp, cutting, frigid, frigorific, frore, frosty, frosty, gelid, glacial, heatless, ice-cold, icy, nipping, nippy, parky, polar, raw, refrigerant, refrigerated, refrigerating, rimed, rimy, shivery, snappy, stone-cold, unheated, unwarmed|
|See also||cool, frozen|
|2.||cold extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion|
|Samples||A cold unfriendly nod.|
A cold and unaffectionate person.
A cold impersonal manner.
The concert left me cold.
|Similar||emotionless, frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, passionless, wintry|
|See also||cool, passionless|
|3.||cold having lost freshness through passage of time|
|Samples||A cold trail.|
Dogs attempting to catch a cold scent.
|4.||cold (color) giving no sensation of warmth|
|Samples||A cold bluish grey.|
|5.||cold marked by errorless familiarity|
|Samples||Had her lines cold before rehearsals started.|
|6.||cold lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new|
|Samples||Moth-eaten theories about race.|
|Synonyms||dusty, moth-eaten, stale|
|7.||cold so intense as to be almost uncontrollable|
|Samples||Cold fury gripped him.|
|8.||cold sexually unresponsive|
|Samples||Was cold to his advances.|
A frigid woman.
|9.||cold without compunction or human feeling|
|Samples||In cold blood.|
|Synonyms||cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate|
|10.||cold feeling or showing no enthusiasm|
|Samples||A cold audience.|
A cold response to the new play.
|11.||cold unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication|
|Samples||The boxer was out cold.|
Pass out cold.
|12.||cold of a seeker; far from the object sought|
|Antonyms||near, nigh, close|
|13.||cold lacking the warmth of life|
|Samples||Cold in his grave.|
English noun: cold
|1.||cold (state) a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)|
|Samples||Will they never find a cure for the common cold?.|
|Broader (hypernym)||communicable disease, respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||head cold|
|2.||cold (attribute) the absence of heat|
|Samples||The coldness made our breath visible.|
Come in out of the cold.
Cold is a vasoconstrictor.
|Synonyms||coldness, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature|
|Broader (hypernym)||pressor, temperature, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor|
|Narrower (hyponym)||chill, chilliness, cool, coolness, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, nip|
|Antonyms||high temperature, hotness, heat|
|3.||cold (cognition) the sensation produced by low temperatures|
|Samples||He shivered from the cold.|
The cold helped clear his head.