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1 warm /ˈwoɚm/ adjective
warmer; warmest
1 warm
/ˈwoɚm/
adjective
warmer; warmest
Learner's definition of WARM
: somewhat hot : not cool or cold
: causing or allowing you to feel warm
: feeling or showing friendship and affection
: close to finding something, solving a puzzle, etc.
: having a yellow, orange, or red color
of sound : rich and full : not thin or harsh

(as) warm as toast

informal
: comfortably or pleasantly warm

— warmness

/ˈwoɚmnəs/ noun [noncount]
2 warm /ˈwoɚm/ verb
warms; warmed; warming
2 warm
/ˈwoɚm/
verb
warms; warmed; warming
Learner's definition of WARM
: to become warm or to make (someone or something) warm
[+ object]
[no object]

like death warmed over/up

see death

warm the cockles of your heart

see cockle

warm to

[phrasal verb]
warm to (someone) : to begin to feel affection for (someone)
warm to (something) : to begin to be interested in or excited about (something)

warm up

[phrasal verb]
: to become warmer
warm up or warm (something) up or warm up (something) : to do exercises in order to prepare for some activity (such as a sport)
see also warmup
: to start to do something that you will do in a more intense way later : to become more intense or enthusiastic
warm (someone) up or warm up (someone) : to entertain (people) before a show begins
of a machine : to become ready for use after being started or turned on
warm (a machine) up or warm up (a machine) : to cause or allow (a machine) to become ready for use after being started or turned on

warm your heart

: to cause you to have pleasant feelings of happiness

— warming

noun [noncount]
see also global warming
3 warm /ˈwoɚm/ noun
3 warm
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Learner's definition of WARM
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