Warm

Adjective

  • Having a temperature slightly higher than usual, but still pleasant; mildly hot.

    "This is a very warm room."

  • Close, often used in the context of a game in which "warm" and "cold" are used to indicate nearness to the goal.
  • (archaic) Requiring arduous effort.

    "This was a warm day to the British."

  • Having a temperature slightly higher than usual, but still pleasant; mildly hot.

    "The tea is still warm."

  • Having a color in the red-orange-yellow part of the visible electromagnetic spectrum.
  • (archaic) Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; rich.
  • Caring and friendly, of relations to another person.

    "We have a warm friendship."

  • (archaic) Ardent, zealous.

    "a warm debate, with strong words exchanged"

Noun

  • (colloquial) The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a heating.

Verb

  • (transitive) To make or keep warm.
  • (intransitive) To favour increasingly.

    "He is warming to the idea."

  • To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
  • (intransitive) To become warm, to heat up.

    "The earth soon warms on a clear summer day."

  • To become ardent or animated.

    "The speaker warms as he proceeds."

  • (intransitive) To become warm, to heat up.

    "My socks are warming by the fire."

  • (intransitive) To favour increasingly.

    "Her classmates are gradually warming to her."

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