1. get warm or warmer;
- Example: "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
[syn: warm, warm up]
2. make warm or warmer;
- Example: "The blanket will warm you"
1. having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat;
- Example: "a warm body"
- Example: "a warm room"
- Example: "a warm climate"
- Example: "a warm coat"
2. psychologically warm; friendly and responsive;
- Example: "a warm greeting"
- Example: "a warm personality"
- Example: "warm support"
3. (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows;
- Example: "warm reds and yellows and orange"
4. having or displaying warmth or affection;
- Example: "affectionate children"
- Example: "a fond embrace"
- Example: "fond of his nephew"
- Example: "a tender glance"
- Example: "a warm embrace"
[syn: affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm]
5. freshly made or left;
- Example: "a warm trail"
- Example: "the scent is warm"
[syn: strong, warm]
6. easily aroused or excited;
- Example: "a quick temper"
- Example: "a warm temper"
[syn: quick, warm]
7. characterized by strong enthusiasm;
- Example: "ardent revolutionaries"
- Example: "warm support"
[syn: ardent, warm]
8. characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement;
- Example: "a warm debate"
9. uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble;
- Example: "made things warm for the bookies"
10. of a seeker; near to the object sought;
- Example: "you're getting warm"
- Example: "hot on the trail"
1. in a warm manner;
- Example: "warmly dressed"
- Example: "warm-clad skiers"
[syn: warmly, warm]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Warm \Warm\, v. i. [AS. wearmian.] [1913 Webster] 1. To become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon warms in a clear day summer. [1913 Webster] There shall not be a coal to warm at. --Isa. xlvii. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. To become ardent or animated; as, the speake? warms as he proceeds. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Warm \Warm\, a. [Compar. Warmer; superl. Warmest.] [AS. wearm; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. warm, Icel. varmr, Sw. & Dan. varm, Goth. warmjan to warm; probably akin to Lith. virti to cook, boil; or perhaps to Skr. gharma heat, OL. formus warm. ???, ???.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk. "Whose blood is warm within." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Warm and still is the summer night. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing. [1913 Webster] 3. Subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt. [1913 Webster] 4. Fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited; sprightly; irritable; excitable. [1913 Webster] Mirth, and youth, and warm desire! --Milton. [1913 Webster] Each warm wish springs mutual from the heart. --Pope. [1913 Webster] They say he's warm man and does not care to be mad? mouths at. --Addison. [1913 Webster] I had been none of the warmest of partisans. --Hawthor??. [1913 Webster] 5. Violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a warm contest; a warm debate. [1913 Webster] Welcome, daylight; we shall have warm work on't. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; forehanded; rich. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Warm householders, every one of them. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] You shall have a draft upon him, payable at sight: and let me tell you he as warm a man as any within five miles round him. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 7. In children's games, being near the object sought for; hence, being close to the discovery of some person, thing, or fact concealed. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Here, indeed, young Mr. Dowse was getting "warm," ?? children say at blindman's buff. --Black. [1913 Webster] 8. (Paint.) Having yellow or red for a basis, or in their composition; -- said of colors, and opposed to cold which is of blue and its compounds. [1913 Webster] Syn: Ardent; zealous; fervent; glowing; enthusiastic; cordial; keen; violent; furious; hot. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Warm \Warm\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Warming.] [AS. wearmian. See Warm, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an apartment. [1913 Webster] Then shall it [an ash tree] be for a man to burn; for he will take thereof and warm himself. --Isa. xliv 15 [1913 Webster] Enough to warm, but not enough to burn. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven. [1913 Webster] I formerly warmed my head with reading controversial writings. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Bright hopes, that erst bosom warmed. --Keble. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Warm \Warm\, n. The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming; a heating. [Colloq.] --Dickens. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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