What does WARM mean?

Definitions for WARMwɔrm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word WARM.

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"

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

  14. Origin: [AS. wearmian.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Warm

    wawrm, adj. having moderate heat, hot: subject to heat: zealous: easily excited: violent: enthusiastic: intimate, close: fresh, of a scent: (coll.) comfortable, well-off: (coll.) indelicate.—v.t. to make warm: to interest: to excite: (coll.) to beat.—v.i. to become warm or ardent.—n. (coll.) a heating.—adj. Warm′-blood′ed, having warm blood: generous, passionate.—n. War′mer.—adj. Warm′-heart′ed, having warm affections: affectionate: hearty.—ns. Warm′-heart′edness; War′ming, act of warming: (slang) a beating; War′ming-pan, a covered pan, with a long handle, for holding live-coals to warm a bed: a person put into a situation to hold it till another is able to take it.—adv. Warm′ly.—ns. Warm′ness; Warmth, moderate heat: geniality: earnestness, moderate or growing anger: the bright effect of warm colours.—Warm colours (paint.), colours of which the basis is yellow or red. [A.S. wearm; Ger. warm.]

Editors Contribution

  1. warm

    Used to describe the weather between a specific temperature range defined by a meteorological service according to a specific locality, region or country relative to the climate, season and time of year of a specific day or time period.

    People in Spain may find fifteen degrees in the evening cool where as in Ireland people may find fifteen degrees in the evening warm.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WARM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1701

  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WARM in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WARM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles M. Schultz, Linus in "Peanuts":

    Happiness is a warm puppy.

  2. Amy Godsey:

    Dress warm in layers and be happy.

  3. Michael Holtz:

    A warm climate is a good way to go.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    Cruz is not the warm and cuddly type.

  5. Carrie Goodman:

    I think the firs really warm up the house.

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