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Meaning of WARM

Pronunciation:  worm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in a warm manner; "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers"
  2. [adj]  of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you're getting warm"; "hot on the trail"
  3. [adj]  uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble; "made things warm for the bookies"
  4. [adj]  characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement; "a warm debate"
  5. [adj]  characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"
  6. [adj]  easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
  7. [adj]  freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
  8. [adj]  having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "caring parents"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
  9. [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"
  10. [adj]  psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"
  11. [adj]  (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows and orange"
  12. [v]  make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"
  13. [v]  get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
 

WARM is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: affectionate, ardent, caring, close, cordial, enthusiastic, excitable, fond, fresh, hearty, hot, lively, lovesome, loving, lukewarm, near, quick, strong, tender, tepid, uncomfortable, warm up, warmed, warming, warmly
 
 Antonyms: cool
 
 See Also: alter, chafe, change, emotional, friendly

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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. ???, ???.]
    1. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk.
       ``Whose blood is warm within.'' --Shak.
    
             Warm and still is the summer night.   --Longfellow.
    
    2. Having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing.
    
    3. Subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or
       no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt.
    
    4. Fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in
       spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited;
       sprightly; irritable; excitable.
    
             Mirth, and youth, and warm desire!    --Milton.
    
             Each warm wish springs mutual from the heart.
                                                   --Pope.
    
             They say he's warm man and does not care to be mad?
             mouths at.                            --Addison.
    
             I had been none of the warmest of partisans.
                                                   --Hawthor??.
    
    5. Violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a
       warm contest; a warm debate.
    
             Welcome, daylight; we shall have warm work on't.
                                                   --Dryden.
    
    6. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances;
       forehanded; rich. [Colloq.]
    
             Warm householders, every one of them. --W. Irving.
    
             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.
    
    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.]
    
             Here, indeed, young Mr. Dowse was getting ``warm,''
             ?? children say at blindman's buff.   --Black.
    
    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.
    
    Syn: Ardent; zealous; fervent; glowing; enthusiastic;
         cordial; keen; violent; furious; hot.
    
    
  2. \Warm\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Warmed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Warming}.] [AS. wearmian. See {Warm}, a.]
    1. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render
       warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an
       apartment.
    
             Then shall it [an ash tree] be for a man to burn;
             for he will take thereof and warm himself. --Isa.
                                                   xliv 15
    
             Enough to warm, but not enough to burn.
                                                   --Longfellow.
    
    2. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to
       excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
    
             I formerly warmed my head with reading controversial
             writings.                             --Pope.
    
             Bright hopes, that erst bosom warmed. --Keble.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Warm\, v. i. [AS. wearmian.]
    1. To become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon
       warms in a clear day summer.
    
             There shall not be a coal to warm at. --Isa. xlvii.
                                                   14.
    
    2. To become ardent or animated; as, the speake? warms as he
       proceeds.
    
    
  4. \Warm\, n.
    The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming;
    a heating. [Colloq.] --Dickens.
    
    
 

 

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