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Definition 1: get warm or warmer - [verb of change]

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

  • The soup warmed slowly on the stove

Synonyms for warm in the sense of this definition

(warm 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 2: make warm or warmer - [verb of change]

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

  • The blanket will warm you

(warm 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 warm ) warm by rubbing, as with the hands

Definition 3: having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a warm body
  • a warm room
  • a warm climate
  • a warm coat

(warm is similar to ...) moderately warm

"he hates lukewarm coffee" "tepid bath water"

(warm is similar to ...) having been warmed up

"a cup of warmed milk"

(warm is similar to ...) imparting heat

"a warming fire"

(means also ...) used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

"hot stove" "hot water" "a hot August day" "a hot stuffy room" "she's hot and tired" "a hot forehead"

(... are attributes of warm) the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

Definition 4: psychologically warm; friendly and responsive - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a warm greeting
  • a warm personality
  • warm support

(warm is similar to ...) politely warm and friendly

"a cordial handshake"

(warm is similar to ...) showing warm and heartfelt friendliness

"gave us a cordial reception" "a hearty welcome"

(means also ...) of more than usual emotion

"his behavior was highly emotional"

(means also ...) characteristic of or befitting a friend

"friendly advice" "a friendly neighborhood" "the only friendly person here" "a friendly host and hostess"

(... are attributes of warm) emotional nature or quality

Definition 5: inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows when referring to color - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • warm reds and yellows and orange

(warm is similar to ...) (color) bold and intense

"hot pink"

Definition 6: in a warm manner - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • warmly dressed
  • warm-clad skiers

Synonyms for warm in the sense of this definition

Definition 7: characterized by strong enthusiasm - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • ardent revolutionaries
  • warm support

Synonyms for warm in the sense of this definition

(warm is similar to ...) having or showing great excitement and interest

"enthusiastic crowds filled the streets" "an enthusiastic response" "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

Definition 8: easily aroused or excited - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a quick temper
  • a warm temper

Synonyms for warm in the sense of this definition

(warm is similar to ...) easily excited

Definition 9: freshly made or left - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a warm trail
  • the scent is warm

Synonyms for warm in the sense of this definition

(warm is similar to ...) recently made, produced, or harvested

"fresh bread" "a fresh scent" "fresh lettuce"

Definition 10: characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a warm debate

(warm is similar to ...) full of life and energy

"a lively discussion" "lively and attractive parents" "a lively party"

Definition 11: of a seeker; near to the object sought - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • you're getting warm
  • hot on the trail

(warm is similar to ...) not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

"near neighbors" "in the near future" "they are near equals" "his nearest approach to success" "a very near thing" "a near hit by the bomb" "she was near tears" "she was close to tears" "had a close call"

Definition 12: uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • made things warm for the bookies

(warm is similar to ...) providing or experiencing physical discomfort

"an uncomfortable chair" "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

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