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.

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