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Definition 1: make hot or hotter - [verb of change]

Samples where heat up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sun heats the oceans
  • heat the water on the stove

Synonyms for heat up in the sense of this definition

(heat up is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat by a natural force

"The sun broils the valley in the summer"

(... is a kind of heat up ) make very hot and dry

"The heat scorched the countryside"

(... is a kind of heat up ) make excessively or undesirably hot

"The room was overheated"

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat beforehand

"Preheat the oven!"

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat a metal prior to working it

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat to the boiling point

"scald the milk"

(... is a kind of heat up ) make brown and crisp by heating

"toast bread" "crisp potatoes"

(... is a kind of heat up ) heat again

"Please reheat the food from last night"

(heat up causes ...) gain heat or get hot

"The room heated up quickly"

Definition 2: gain heat or get hot - [verb of change]

Samples where heat up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The room heated up quickly

Synonyms for heat up in the sense of this definition

(heat up is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of heat up ) get excessively and undesirably hot

"The car engines overheated"

(... is a kind of heat up ) be excessively hot

"If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"

Definition 3: make more intense - [verb of change]

Samples where heat up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Emotions were screwed up

Synonyms for heat up in the sense of this definition

(heat up is a kind of ...) make more intense, stronger, or more marked

"The efforts were intensified" "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her" "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness" "This event only deepened my convictions"

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