What does WARM mean?

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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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  2. Warm

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  3. Warm

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  4. Warm

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  5. Warm

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  6. Warm

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  10. Warm(adj)

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  11. Warm(verb)

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  12. Warm(verb)

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

    Etymology: [AS. wearmian.]

  13. Warm(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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    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

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  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

Examples of WARM in a Sentence

  1. Ala Khazendar:

    Next time the warm waters come back to Jakobshavn Isbrae, they will be even warmer.

  2. Thorsten Mauritsen:

    Even if we would stop burning fossil fuels today, then the Earth would continue to warm slowly, it is this committed warming that we estimate.

  3. Sharon Danks:

    School districts... need to think about clothing for children so everyone is equally warm and dry when it's cold and wet.

  4. Joni Pegram:

    World leaders talk of securing a deal that will protect the planet for children and future generations, but what they are proposing suggests that these are nothing more than warm words.

  5. Justin Rose:

    The putter wasn't quite as warm today as it was yesterday. Took a bit of a day off, i felt like I had to have a day where I pieced everything together to win.

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