Warm meaning

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Somewhat hotter than temperate; having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat; moderately hot.

A warm climate.

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To warm is defined as to raise the temperature a bit.

An example of to warm is to turn the heat on.

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To fill with pleasant emotions.

We were warmed by the sight of home.

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Having the natural heat of living beings.

A warm body.

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Preserving or imparting heat.

A warm jacket.

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A warming or heating.
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The definition of warm is having a moderate amount of heat, or someone who is friendly and sincere.

An example of something warm is a bowl of soup that has been off the stove for a few minutes.

An example of a warm person is someone who provide care and concern to a family after a major loss.

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To make zealous or ardent; enliven.
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To become warm.

The rolls are warming in the oven.

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To become ardent, enthusiastic, or animated.

Began to warm to the subject.

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To become kindly disposed or friendly.

She felt the audience warming to her.

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Having the natural heat of living beings.
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Effective in keeping body heat in.

Warm clothing.

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Characterized by lively disagreement.
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Fervent; ardent; enthusiastic.

Warm encouragement.

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Lively, vigorous, brisk, or animated.
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Quick to anger; irascible; heated.
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Suggesting warmth; having yellow, orange, or red hue.
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Newly made; fresh; strong.
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(informal) Close to discovering something; on the verge of guessing or finding, as in games.
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(informal) Disagreeable; uncomfortable.

To make things warm for someone.

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So as to be warm; warmly.
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To make warm; raise the temperature of to a moderate extent.
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To make excited, animated, ardent, enthusiastic, lively, etc.
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To fill with pleasant or kindly emotions.

A sight to warm the heart.

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To become warm.
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To become friendly, kindly, affectionate, or sympathetic (to, toward, or up to)
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To become excited, ardent, enthusiastic, lively, etc.
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To feel a glow of pleasure; bask.
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(informal) A warming or being warmed.
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Having a temperature slightly higher than usual, but still pleasant; mildly hot.

The tea is still warm.

This is a very warm room.

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Caring and friendly, of relations to another person.

We have a warm friendship.

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Having a color in the red-orange-yellow part of the visible electromagnetic spectrum.
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Close, often used in the context of a game in which "warm" and "cold" are used to indicate nearness to the goal.
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(archaic) Ardent, zealous.

A warm debate, with strong words exchanged.

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(archaic) Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; rich.
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To make or keep warm.
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(intransitive) To become warm, to heat up.

My socks are warming by the fire.

The earth soon warms on a clear summer day.

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(intransitive) To favour increasingly.

He is warming to the idea.

Her classmates are gradually warming to her.

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To become ardent or animated.

The speaker warms as he proceeds.

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To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
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(colloquial) The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a heating.

Shall I give your coffee a warm in the microwave?

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Having or causing a sensation of unusually high body heat, as from exercise or hard work; overheated.
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Marked by enthusiasm; ardent.

Warm support.

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Characterized by liveliness, excitement, or disagreement; heated.

A warm debate.

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Marked by or revealing friendliness or sincerity; cordial.

Warm greetings.

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Loving; passionate.

A warm embrace.

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Excitable, impetuous, or quick to be aroused.

A warm temper.

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Predominantly red or yellow in tone.

A warm sunset.

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Recently made; fresh.

A warm trail.

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Close to discovering, guessing, or finding something, as in certain games.
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(informal) Uncomfortable because of danger or annoyance.

Things are warm for the bookies.

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To raise slightly in temperature; make warm.

Warmed the rolls a bit more; warm up the house.

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warm up
  • to reheat (cooked food, etc.)
  • to make or become more animated, excited, ardent, lively, etc.
  • to practice, exercise, or limber up awhile in preparation for going into a game, contest, performance, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of warm

  • Middle English from Old English wearm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰer- (warm, hot), related to Ancient Greek θερμός (thermos), Latin formus, Sanskrit घर्म (gharma).

    From Wiktionary

  • Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to burn), related to Hittite (warnuzi) [Cuneiform?] and to Old Church Slavonic варити (variti).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English werman

    From Wiktionary