1. The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a heating.
    Shall I give your coffee a warm in the microwave?


  1. To make or keep warm.
  2. To become warm, to heat up.
    The earth soon warms on a clear summer day.
  3. To favour increasingly.
  4. To become ardent or animated.
    The speaker warms as he proceeds.
  5. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.


  1. Having a temperature slightly higher than usual, but still pleasant; mildly hot.
    The tea is still warm.
    This is a very warm room.
  2. Caring and friendly, of relations to another person.
    We have a warm friendship.
  3. Having a color in the red-orange-yellow part of the visible electromagnetic spectrum.
  4. Close, often used in the context of a game in which "warm" and "cold" are used to indicate nearness to the goal.
  5. Ardent, zealous.
    a warm debate, with strong words exchanged
  6. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; rich.

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