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English adjective: warm

1. warm having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat


SamplesA warm body.
A warm room.
A warm climate.
A warm coat.


Similarlukewarm, tepid, warmed, warming


See alsohot


Attributetemperature


Antonymscool

2. warm psychologically warm; friendly and responsive


SamplesA warm greeting.
A warm personality.
Warm support.


Similarcordial, hearty


See alsoemotional, friendly


Attributeemotionalism, emotionality


Antonymscool

3. warm (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows


SamplesWarm reds and yellows and orange.


Similarhot


Antonymscool

4. warm having or displaying warmth or affection


SamplesAffectionate children.
A fond embrace.
Fond of his nephew.
A tender glance.
A warm embrace.


Synonymsaffectionate, fond, lovesome, tender


Similarloving


Antonymsunloving

5. warm freshly made or left


SamplesA warm trail.
The scent is warm.


Synonymsstrong


Similarfresh


Antonymsstale

6. warm easily aroused or excited


SamplesA quick temper.
A warm temper.


Synonymsquick


Similarexcitable


Antonymsunexcitable

7. warm characterized by strong enthusiasm


SamplesArdent revolutionaries.
Warm support.


Synonymsardent


Similarenthusiastic


Antonymsunenthusiastic

8. warm characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement


SamplesA warm debate.


Similarlively


Antonymsdull

9. warm uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble


SamplesMade things warm for the bookies.


Similaruncomfortable


Antonymscomfortable, comfy

10. warm of a seeker; near to the object sought


SamplesYou're getting warm.
Hot on the trail.


Similarclose, near, nigh


Antonymsfar


English adverb: warm

1. warm in a warm manner


SamplesWarmly dressed.
Warm-clad skiers.


Synonymswarmly


English verb: warm

1. warm (change) get warm or warmer


SamplesThe soup warmed slowly on the stove.


Synonymswarm up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change

2. warm (change) make warm or warmer


SamplesThe blanket will warm you.


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)chafe









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