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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)

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.

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."