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Definition 1: performing mild exercises to prepare for some more strenuous activity - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the singers have to warm up
  • the marathon runner did not warm up and hurt himself

(warm up is a kind of ...) the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

"preparations for the ceremony had begun"

Definition 2: make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity - [verb of body]

Synonyms for warm up in the sense of this definition

(warm up is a kind of ...) do physical exercise

"She works out in the gym every day"

Definition 3: cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles - [verb of body]

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

  • The coach warmed up the players before the game

(warm up is a kind of ...) give a workout to

"Some parents exercise their infants" "My personal trainer works me hard" "work one's muscles" "this puzzle will exercise your mind"

(warm up is a kind of ...) cause to work

"he is working his servants hard"

(... is a kind of warm up ) cause to become limber

"The violist limbered her wrists before the concert"

Definition 4: get warm or warmer - [verb of change]

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

  • The soup warmed slowly on the stove

Synonyms for warm up in the sense of this definition

(warm up is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 5: become more friendly or open - [verb of change]

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

  • She warmed up after we had lunch together

(warm up is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

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

  • We warmed up the car for a few minutes

(warm up is a kind of ...) direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.

"She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"

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