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The Definition of - warm (adj)

    adjective, warmer, warmest.
    1.
    having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses:
    a warm bath.
    2.
    of or at a moderately high temperature; characterized by comparatively high temperature:
    a warm oven; a warm climate; a warm summer.
    3.
    having a sensation of bodily heat:
    to be warm from fast walking.
    4.
    conserving or maintaining warmth or heat:
    warm clothes.
    5.
    (of colors) suggestive of warmth; inclining toward red or orange rather than toward green or blue.
    6.
    characterized by or showing lively feelings, passions, emotions, sympathies, etc.:
    a warm heart; warm interest.
    7.
    strongly attached; intimate:
    warm friends.
    8.
    cordial or hearty:
    a warm welcome.
    9.
    heated, irritated, or angry:
    to become warm when contradicted.
    10.
    animated, lively, brisk, or vigorous:
    a warm debate.
    11.
    strong or fresh:
    a warm scent.
    12.
    close to something sought, as in a game.
    13.
    uncomfortable or unpleasant:
    His opponents made things so warm that he decided to quit.
    14.
    British Informal. well off; in easy circumstances.
    verb (used with object)
    15.
    to make warm; heat (often followed by up):
    to warm one's hands; to warm up a room.
    16.
    to heat or cook (something) for reuse, as leftovers (usually followed by over or up):
    to warm up yesterday's stew.
    17.
    to excite enthusiasm, ardor, cheerfulness, or vitality in (someone):
    The wine soon warmed the company.
    18.
    to inspire with kindly feeling; affect with lively pleasure:
    It warms my soul to hear you say that.
    19.
    to fill (a person, crowd, etc.) with strong feelings, as hatred, anger, or zeal:
    Restrictions had warmed the crew to the point of mutiny.
    verb (used without object)
    20.
    to become warm or warmer (often followed by up):
    The room will warm up when the fire gets going.
    21.
    to become ardent, enthusiastic, animated, etc. (often followed by up or to):
    The speaker quickly warmed to her subject.
    22.
    to grow kindly, friendly, or sympathetically disposed (often followed by to or toward):
    My heart warms toward him.
    noun
    23.
    Informal. a warming:
    Sit by the fire and have a nice warm.
    Verb phrases
    24.
    warm down, to conclude or follow a period of strenuous physical exercise by walking or gentle stretching.
    25.
    warm up,
    1. to prepare for a game, sports contest, dance, etc., by moderate exercise or practice beforehand.
    2. to increase in excitement, intensity, violence, etc.:
      The racial situation was warming up.
    3. to become friendlier or more receptive:
      No matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't warm up to that proposal.
    4. Radio and Television. to entertain (an audience) prior to a broadcast to increase receptiveness.
    Idioms
    26.
    warm the bench, Sports. to serve as a substitute who rarely plays in a game:
    The young outfielder warmed the bench for the Yankees last season.

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