Definitions of warm

  1. having or displaying warmth or affection; " affectionate children"; " caring parents"; " a fond embrace"; " fond of his nephew"; " a tender glance"; " a warm embrace"
  2. characterized by strong enthusiasm; " ardent revolutionaries"; " warm support"
  3. of a seeker; near to the object sought; " you're getting warm"; " hot on the trail"
  4. easily aroused or excited; " a quick temper"; " a warm temper"
  5. freshly made or left; " a warm trail"; " the scent is warm"
  6. get warm or warmer; " The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
  7. in a warm manner; " warmly dressed"; " warm- clad skiers"
  8. uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble; " made things warm for the bookies"
  9. characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement; " a warm debate"
  10. 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"
  11. ( color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows; " warm reds and yellows and orange"
  12. make warm or warmer; " The blanket will warm you"
  13. psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; " a warm greeting"; " a warm personality"; " warm support"
  14. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk.
  15. Having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing.
  16. Subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt.
  17. Fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited; sprightly; irritable; excitable.
  18. Violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a warm contest; a warm debate.
  19. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; forehanded; rich.
  20. In children's games, being near the object sought for; hence, being close to the discovery of some person, thing, or fact concealed.
  21. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an apartment.
  22. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
  23. To become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon warms in a clear day summer.
  24. The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming; a heating.
  25. 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.
  26. To become ardent or animated; as, the speake warms as he proceeds.
  27. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold; giving out moderate heat; preventing one from feeling cold; having little cold weather, as a climate; earnest; eager; passionate; kindly; suggesting heat by color, as red.
  28. To impart moderate heat to; to fill with interested or excited; as, the audience warmed to the speaker.
  29. To become moderately heated; to become interested or excited; as, the audience warmed to the speaker.
  30. Warmly.
  31. Having moderate heat, hot: subject to heat: zealous: easily excited: violent: enthusiastic.
  32. To make warm: to interest: to excite.
  33. To become warm or ardent.
  35. Warmth: heat.
  36. A warming: a heating: as. let us get a good warm. Dickens.
  37. Having moderate heat; zealous; excited; excitable.
  38. To make, or become, warm.
  39. To make or become warm; heat slightly.
  40. Having moderate heat.
  41. Ardent; zealous; passionate.
  42. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold: having prevalence of heat; zealous; ardent; habitually ardent; irritable; keen; animated; busy or heated in action; fanciful; enthusiastic; vigorous; sprightly.
  43. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to interest; to engage; to excite ardour or zeal in; to set aglow.
  44. To become moderately heated; to become ardent or animated. Warm colours, those which have yellow or yellow- red for their basis.
  45. Having heat in a moderate or gentle degree; having little or no winter, as a climate; zealous; ardent; easily excited or provoked; enthusiastic; in paint., applied to colours that have yellow or yellow- red for their base; easy and safe in money matters, as " he was deemed a warm man".
  46. To impart heat to in a moderate degree only; to excite to ardour or zeal in; to become warm or animated.

Antonyms for warm

cold, fierce, adversary, jaundiced, bad, uncharitable, subzero, cold-blooded, despiteful, scornful, aloof, nippy, chill, uncurious, depreciative, uneager, uninterested, vengeful, degrading, vicious, cooled, unresponsive, disinterested, frosty, iced, unexcitable, sanguinary, Coldish, hostile, fell, frosted, unheated, comfy, murderous, frigid, acrimonious, impassive, obdurate, belligerent, unclubbable, comfortable, unemotional, asocial, brute, alienated, revengeful, butcherly, demeaning, far, complacent, nipping, rancorous, inhuman, Murdering, bleak, pachydermatous, gelid, tepid, insensitive, barbaric, indurate, frozen, wintry, Fiendish, distant, Coolish, remorseless, polar, combative, indifferent, ruthless, reserved, heartless, objective, offish, nonchalant, sadistic, freezing, embittered, sanguineous, malignant, catty, standoffish, estranged, unconcerned, Hard-hearted, hard-boiled, stonyhearted, air-cooled, uncordial, scrappy, cool, inhospitable, soulless, grim, malevolent, bloody, depreciatory, lukewarm, air-conditioned, derogative, mortal, deprecatory, malign, contemptuous, arctic, standoff, snowy, unsparing, impersonal, ice-cold, impenitent, spiteful, pejorative, antipathetic, unmerciful, shivery, bloody-minded, thick-skinned, derogatory, insensate, unbending, raw, snappy, perfunctory, antiseptic, barbarous, dispassionate, savage, hateful, quarrelsome, undemonstrative, hard-eyed, desensitized, unsociable, insouciant, chilled, belittling, cruel, bitter, unloving, hard, halfhearted, Decrying, dull, algid, homicidal, sharp, resentful, denigratory, clammy, buttoned-up, pugnacious, benumbed, Winterly, stale, stony, negative, sore, icy, emotionless, brittle, dry, detractive, refrigerated, malicious, Nipped, unenthusiastic, bellicose, denigrative, incurious, acrid, disputatious, aggressive, ferocious, chilly, refrigerate, derisory, affectless, slighting, shameless, merciless, unfeeling, uncomplimentary, Pococurante, unfriendly, compassionless, brutal, contentious, bone-chilling, callous, adversarial, inimical, atrocious, bloodthirsty, sanguine, vindictive, disdainful, insensible, antisocial, inhumane, casual, apathetic, unrepentant, unashamed, numbing, case-hardened, virulent, numb, chilling, take-no-prisoners, remote, precooled, glacial, ironhearted, unsocial, wanton, nasty, water-cooled, cold-eyed, unsympathetic, slash-and-burn, caller, disparaging, detached, argumentative, antagonistic, truculent.

Quotes of warm

  1. It is important to me that what Poe has to say gets across to people. I want to give people the feeling that I get from all this. I think that we are succeeding. The feedback is very warm – John Astin
  2. As the scene of life would be more the cold emptiness of space than the warm dense atmosphere of planets, the advantage of containing no organic material at all, so as to be independent of both these conditions, would be increasingly felt. – John Desmond Bernal
  3. I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied. – Jeff Buckley
  4. I wanted this album to sound like a big crocheted blanket- to be warm yet to have a lot of space. – Deana Carter
  5. It is not the clear -sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog. – Joseph Conrad
  6. Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there. – Robert Cormier
  7. I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them. – Frances Farmer
  8. College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. – George Gobel
  9. A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon. – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  10. I'm going to Yoshi's. I'm taking a few gigs. I'm playing. I'm not going to play all the time. I'm going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back. – Freddie Hubbard
  11. A life -long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood. – Charlotte Davis Kasl
  12. I don't have a warm personal enemy left. They've all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me. – Clare Boothe Luce
  13. Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm – Blaise Pascal
  14. Build a man a fire and he'll be warm for the night. Set a man on fire and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. – Terry Pratchett
  15. A sold -out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo. – Richard Pryor

Usage examples for warm

  1. We found it warm in church to- day. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. Drink half of it while it is warm and the other half in two hours. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  3. Abel's house is fine and warm and so is ours. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  4. Your heart is warm to me. – King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë by Gordon Bottomley
  5. Did you ever know me wash myself out with warm water? – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  6. You don't need to go home if you warm up right. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  7. We shall lie in the great sun and warm ourselves. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  8. He went immediately out into the warm summer air, followed by the others. – The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols by William Black
  9. He awoke two hours later, and felt the warm sun beating down upon him. – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  10. It is so warm a night, Hester! – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. He looked at her quickly with a warm light in his dark eyes. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  12. You have one thing to do, and that is to keep warm – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  13. How warm and pleasant it was! – In The Blue Pike, Volume 2. by Georg Ebers
  14. The sun is warm this morning." – Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry
  15. The weather was warm all through the year. – The Children's Six Minutes by Bruce S. Wright
  16. Getting warm aren't you? – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. " One gets warm she said, " in a moment." – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  18. Warm Water, in short, is the best of Sudorifics. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  19. I'll warm you, Parson, when I get hold of you. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. You see I am not angry- you have made my heart warm towards you for the interest you take in her. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn

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