(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat

- a warm body

- a warm room

- a warm climate

Similar word(s): hot, lukewarm, tepid, warmed, warming

2. psychologically warm; friendly and responsive

- a warm greeting

- a warm personality

Similar word(s): emotional, friendly, cordial, hearty

3. inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows when referring to color

- warm reds and yellows and orange

Similar word(s): hot

4. freshly made or left

- a warm trail

- the scent is warm

Similar word(s): fresh, strong

5. easily aroused or excited

- a warm temper

Similar word(s): excitable, quick

6. characterized by strong enthusiasm

- warm support

Similar word(s): enthusiastic, ardent

7. characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement

- a warm debate

Similar word(s): lively

8. uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble

- made things warm for the bookies

Similar word(s): uncomfortable

9. of a seeker; near to the object sought

- you're getting warm

Similar word(s): close, near, nigh

Sentences with warm as an adjective:

- The tea is still warm.

- This is a very warm room.

- We have a warm friendship.

- a warm debate, with strong words exchanged

- This was a warm day to the British.


1. in a warm manner

- warmly dressed

- warm-clad skiers

Similar word(s): warmly


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


1. get warm or warmer

- The soup warmed slowly on the stove

Definition categories: change

2. make warm or warmer

- The blanket will warm you

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with warm as a verb:

- My socks are warming by the fire.

- The earth soon warms on a clear summer day.

- He is warming to the idea.

- Her classmates are gradually warming to her.

- The speaker warms as he proceeds.