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Definition of "warm" []

  • Somewhat hotter than temperate; having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat; moderately hot: a warm climate. (adjective)
  • Having the natural heat of living beings: a warm body. (adjective)
  • Preserving or imparting heat: a warm overcoat. (adjective)
  • Having or causing a sensation of unusually high body heat, as from exercise or hard work; overheated. (adjective)
  • Marked by enthusiasm; ardent: warm support. (adjective)
  • Characterized by or having a moderate degree of heat; moderately hot (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Maintaining or imparting heat (adjective)
  • Having or showing ready affection, kindliness, etc (adjective)
  • Lively, vigorous, or passionate (adjective)
  • Cordial or enthusiastic; ardent (adjective)
  • Quickly or easily aroused (adjective)
  • (of colours) predominantly red or yellow in tone (adjective)
  • (of a scent, trail, etc) recently made; strong (adjective)
  • Near to finding a hidden object or discovering or guessing facts, as in children's games (adjective)
  • Uncomfortable or disagreeable, esp because of the proximity of danger (adjective)
  • To raise or be raised in temperature; make or become warm or warmer (verb)
  • To make or become excited, enthusiastic, etc (about) (verb)
  • To feel affection, kindness, etc (for someone) (verb)
  • To give a caning to (verb)
  • A warm place or area (noun)
  • The act or an instance of warming or being warmed (noun)

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Use "warm" in a sentence
  • "If it be summer time, the water should be used cold; if it be winter, a dash of warm must be added, so that it may be of the temperature of new milk: but do not, on any account use _very warm_ water."
  • "As the annual August spectacular neared, many assumed The Rock was simply keeping the title warm for Lesnar, who was decimating every opponent in his path, including Hulk Hogan."
  • "She sat down on the hardest chair in her living room and primly crossed her legs, keeping her expression warm but closed."