Definitions for WARMwɔrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses:

    a warm bath.

  2. characterized by a moderately or comparatively high temperature:

    a warm oven; a warm climate.

  3. having a sensation of bodily heat.

  4. conserving or maintaining warmth or heat:

    warm clothes.

  5. (of colors) suggestive of warmth; inclining toward red or orange rather than green or blue.

  6. characterized by or showing affection, kindliness, or sympathy:

    a warm heart.

  7. strongly attached; intimate:

    warm friends.

  8. cordial or hearty:

    a warm welcome.

  9. heated, irritated, or angry.

  10. animated; vigorous:

    a warm debate.

  11. strong or fresh:

    a warm scent.

  12. close to something sought, as in a game.

    Category: Games

  13. uncomfortable or unpleasant.

  14. (v.t.)to make warm; heat (often fol. by up):

    to warm one's hands.

  15. to heat or cook (something) for reuse, as leftovers (usu. fol. by over or up):

    Warm up the stew.

  16. to excite enthusiasm, cheerfulness, vitality, etc., in (someone):

    a little wine to warm the company.

  17. to inspire with kindly feeling; affect with lively pleasure:

    It warms my soul to hear you say that.

  18. to fill (a person, crowd, etc.) with strong feelings, as hatred or anger.

  19. (v.i.)to become warm or warmer (often fol. by up).

  20. to become enthusiastic, animated, etc. (often fol. by up or to):

    The speaker quickly warmed to her subject.

  21. to grow kindly or sympathetically disposed (often fol. by to or toward):

    My heart warmed toward him.

  22. warm up, to prepare one's body for strenuous exercise by engaging in moderate exercise. to increase in excitement, intensity, violence, etc. to become friendlier or more receptive. to entertain (an audience) prior to a broadcast to increase receptiveness.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Sport, Showbiz

  23. (n.)Informal. a warming.

    Category: Informal

Origin of warm:

bef. 900; ME werm, warm, OE wearm, c. OFris, OS, OHG warm, ON varmr


Princeton's WordNet

  1. warm(adj)

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

    "a warm body"; "a warm room"; "a warm climate"; "a warm coat"

  2. warm(adj)

    psychologically warm; friendly and responsive

    "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"

  3. warm(adj)

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

    "warm reds and yellows and orange"

  4. affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm(adj)

    having or displaying warmth or affection

    "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"

  5. strong, warm(adj)

    freshly made or left

    "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"

  6. quick, warm(adj)

    easily aroused or excited

    "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"

  7. ardent, warm(adj)

    characterized by strong enthusiasm

    "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"

  8. warm(adj)

    characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement

    "a warm debate"

  9. warm(adj)

    uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble

    "made things warm for the bookies"

  10. warm(verb)

    of a seeker; near to the object sought

    "you're getting warm"; "hot on the trail"

  11. warm, warm up(verb)

    get warm or warmer

    "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"

  12. warm(adverb)

    make warm or warmer

    "The blanket will warm you"

  13. warmly, warm(adverb)

    in a warm manner

    "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. warm(adjective)ɔrm

    ≠ cool

    a warm day; Come for a swim - the water's warm.; We went inside to keep warm.

  2. warmɔrm

    (of a building or clothing) making you stay warm

    a warm room; The sweater kept me nice and warm.

  3. warmɔrm

    friendly and kind

    a warm welcome from the local people; the warm relationship between the two leaders

  4. warmɔrm

    having a color that makes you think of warm things

    a warm red

  5. warm(verb)ɔrm

    to heat

    The sun had warmed the bricks.; Warm the bread in the oven for ten minutes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warm

    having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk

  2. Warm

    having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing

  3. Warm

    subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt

  4. Warm

    fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited; sprightly; irritable; excitable

  5. Warm

    violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a warm contest; a warm debate

  6. Warm

    being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; forehanded; rich

  7. Warm

    in children's games, being near the object sought for; hence, being close to the discovery of some person, thing, or fact concealed

  8. Warm

    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

  9. Warm(adj)

    to communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an apartment

  10. Warm(adj)

    to make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven

  11. Warm(verb)

    to become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon warms in a clear day summer

  12. Warm(verb)

    to become ardent or animated; as, the speake/ warms as he proceeds

  13. Warm(noun)

    the act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming; a heating


  1. WARM-FM

    WARM-FM is an American adult contemporary radio station based in York, Pennsylvania broadcasting at 103.3 MHz FM. It is owned and operated by Cumulus Media. WARM's studios and offices are located off of US 30 between York and Lancaster, PA. Listeners in the Philadelphia region may have interference with WPRB, Princeton, New Jersey, which shares the same frequency.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1313

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARM' in Verbs Frequency: #848

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARM' in Adjectives Frequency: #173

Translations for WARM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


moderately, or comfortably, hot

Are you warm enough, or shall I close the window?; a warm summer's day.

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