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warm /wrm/ v. 1 [I;T] to heat, increase the temperature of: We warmed ourselves by sitting near the fireplace. 2 phrasal v. insep. [I;T] to warm up s.o. or s.t.: a. to heat up: He warmed up the coffee from earlier that day. b. to get ready for action: She won the tennis match, because she had warmed up before it started. 3 phrasal v. insep. [T] to warm up to s.o. or s.t.: to grow to like s.o. or s.t.: We are warming up to our son-in-law; hes not so bad after all.
adj. 1 having heat, but not hot: I like warm summer days. 2 friendly, having compassion: Her friends love her for her warm personality.
Thesaurus: warm adj. 1 sunny | toasty, cozy. Ant. cool. 2 pleasant, charming | affectionate, tender.
Usage Note: In a range of temperatures, warm is between hot and cold. Lukewarm means mildly warm; tepid is a little bit cooler.