Meaning of WARM in English

WARM

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cold/warm/hot spell

There was a very cold spell in late November.

a fine/warm/cool etc evening

It was a fine evening, so we decide to eat outside.

a hot/warm drink

Come inside and I’ll make you a hot drink.

a hot/warm/cool bath

Why don't you have a nice warm bath?

a warm breeze

A warm breeze ruffled the leaves of the trees.

a warm colour (= pleasant and containing some red, yellow, or orange )

The old farmhouse is beautifully decorated with warm colours.

a warm personality (= friendly and kind to people )

Everyone who knew Roseanne will miss her warm personality.

a warm reception (= friendly or approving )

The Prince was given a warm reception when he visited Birmingham.

a warm/friendly smile

Peter Leary welcomed Rachel with a warm smile.

a warm/friendly welcome

You can be sure of a warm welcome.

body warmer

a fleece body warmer

extend a warm welcome

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our French visitors.

get/have a warm etc reception ( also receive a warm etc reception formal )

As he came on, Rocky got a great reception from the crowd.

give sb/sth a warm etc reception

Opposition parties gave the proposals a lukewarm reception.

global warming

hot/warm

Can I have a cup of warm milk please?

keep (sb/sth) warm/safe/dry etc

We huddled around the fire to keep warm.

meet with a warm etc reception formal

They met with a chilly reception from my mother.

nice and warm/clean/easy/quiet etc

The house seemed nice and tidy.

soft/warm (= light that seems slightly yellow or orange )

the soft light of the candles

the hot/warm sun

The hot sun beat down on the men working.

warm and comfortable

The house is warm and comfortable even in winter.

warm and cosy

The living room was warm and cosy .

warm and snug

The kids were warm and snug in their beds.

warm brown

a warm brown shade

warm clothes

If you’re walking in the mountains, take plenty of warm clothes.

warm clothing

The flood victims need shelter and warm clothing.

warm front

warm

I was wrapped up in a nice warm coat.

warm/cold front (= an area of warm or cold air )

warm/hot sunshine

Don't spend too long in hot sunshine without a hat.

warm/hot

Warm air rises and is replaced by cooler and denser air.

I felt a sudden rush of hot air.

warm/hot

Many people prefer to live where the climate is warm.

warming pan

wrap up warm/well

Make sure you wrap up warm – it’s freezing.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

air

From the hot grill a current of warm air wafts across my face.

Now the warm air was full of shouts and movement.

Feel the warm air as you breathe out and the cooler air as you breathe in.

When the evening comes the female spruce budworm moth rises up on warm air currents.

The weight of the glider and the woman slowed him down, but he could feel the warm air currents.

Buffalo were tethered and breathed warm air into the night.

I didn't know anything about the way some birds use warm air currents to help their flight.

In the winter, reversible ceiling fans can help circulate warm air and make furnace use more efficient.

bed

After they made love, he had left the warm bed and her possessive arms.

He climbed back into the warm bed and drew his weeping wife to him.

She thought of her warm bed , and began to close the window.

His wet, cold body was aching and calling out for a hot meal and warm bed .

But he would have a drink and a warm bed awaiting him when he got rid of it.

She turned half-asleep in her big warm bed to curl an arm and herself round Lucy's hot soft body.

She must have told me once that I was lucky to have a warm bed to lie in at night.

No, all it has taken is a nice, warm bed and an active imagination coaxing me into a deep sleep.

blood

Both stood still, the warm blood freezing in their veins.

The heated honey ran like thin, warm blood .

Cold blackness grasped at him, fingering its way through his warm blood , just waiting its moment.

As long as warm blood flows in my body and I am fit to remember, my experience of Fiona will never be lost.

Stepping through the warm blood , Dai Huang lit the fire.

body

She clasped the two small warm bodies to her and wept a little on to their coats.

It had been a long time since a warm body had been beside him.

Toast, newspapers and a warm body .

The movement aggravated the sensations she was already experiencing at the contact with Travis's warm body .

A warm body is not hard to find.

He woke in the small hours, feeling cold, and moved over to be closer to Carolyn's warm body .

She turned round, ready to scuttle back to the house, and immediately cannoned into a hard, warm body .

day

On warm days a long and cooling drink, or a mug of tea, is impossible to resist.

It was a warm day when I saw a thick white fog gradually creeping up the sides of the hills.

So, except during a few warm days in summer, a white coat would seem to put its wearer at a disadvantage.

Once, on a particularly warm day , Quinn saw him sprawled out on the grass asleep.

It was a warm day , one of the best that summer, and they ate on the terrace.

Today is a rare warm day in winter, in the mid-fifties.

They enjoy water and do not hesitate to enter it on warm days .

Sanderman must remember back to a warm day in September when he first met Gretzky.

glow

The Nimbus engineers also ensure that the ever-lovely Vocalise emits a particularly warm glow .

Every time I glance inside l feel a warm glow of satisfaction.

For the first time that week, I felt a warm glow inside me.

When I read aloud, my goal is to snuggle around the warm glow of a story.

Sunlight streamed in from the windows above the gallery, bathing the polished panels of the walls in a warm glow .

The warm glow would spread, kill the thumping in his head, and still the tremble in his hand.

Rarely has a film given me such a warm glow .

Eighteen-year-old Kerri Strug is in her second Olympics and has yet to feel the warm glow of stardom.

heart

A good mind and a warm heart can be made impotent if there is no commitment.

It recognized what was climbing up toward it from the warm heart of the Solar System.

Her outwardly cynical manner concealed a warm heart , and she was devoted to those she loved.

Marty is a cold-blooded killer with a warm heart and a vulnerable ego.

But Maggie had a warm heart and she looked for the best in people.

light

They were almost asleep now, bathed in warm light , half hearing Scriabin on the kitchen radio.

He stands outside the window looking in at shoppers in the bright warm light of the store.

If trumpet girl was your only prospect of a date wouldn't you see Wellard in a warmer light ?

Lamps glowed here and there in the room, creating pools of warm light .

Across the street warm lights showed through pebbled glass.

The warm light felt as if it would never change.

Seconds later, it seemed, some one was shining a very bright, warm light against her closed lids.

place

All this happened in the area of the tent, the warm place that had been their haven.

Cover loosely and keep in a warm place for about 4 hours.

Leave the mixture in a warm place until the yeast starts to bubble. 2.

Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let dough rise in a warm place until it has doubled in bulk.

With this mark I will find the wings to fly to the warm place .

Cover pheasant with aluminum foil and let rest in a warm place .

For an old-age pensioner, a warm place on a winter's afternoon.

Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, until it has roughly doubled in size.

reception

Assets of £75,000 or even less can now be enough to guarantee you a warm reception from the private bankers.

There were no problems with the trip, he said, but he was embarrassed by the warm reception he received.

From some of the 11,000 students a warm reception , and a cheeky invitation.

We are preparing a warm reception for invaders.

room

Store the vinyl in a warm room during cold months of the year.

Fill him up with food and booze, direct him to a warm room and then pray hard.

I opted for bright welcoming lights, while my friend said that she liked warm rooms and a good fire.

The kitchen was the warmest room in the house, apart from the sickroom.

In a warm room the nose discharges and fills up which ameliorates the headache; a thick, fluent, yellow discharge.

Drying time: wearable after drying for three hours in a warm room .

Closed curtains, the kettle singing, warm room .

smile

Sunshine, warm smiles and a skyline of gently rounded peaks dressed in verdant green meadows and lush forests.

She glanced up at Mel with a warm smile and a look of pleasure.

However nervous she may have felt inside, her warm smile and unaffected manner were a photographer's delight.

George said with a warm smile .

A beautiful Philippino nurse with a warm smile slid out of - as we slid into - a small office.

She tipped the basket towards the girls and smiled a wide, warm smile at the two men.

He gave her a warm smile in spite of everything.

Clinton, all fuzzy and warm smiles , understood this.

summer

When Nails had the refrigerator factory to himself on a warm summer evening he felt amazingly content.

This rustic, flavorful stew is good hot or at room temperature on a warm summer day.

It is warm all year round, with warm summers , mild winters and moderate rainfall.

After a warm summer , things were looking mighty good at the end of August.

It was still hot from the dry July day: no-one could recall such a warm summer .

This unusual dish is ideal for picnics or lunches on a warm summer day.

The warm summer air was clear, and the smoke could be clearly seen billowing straight up.

He did not survive a warm summer night.

water

Sliding deeper, he let the warm water lap around him.

The warm water would make the blood flow easily.

Others were given warm water for soup, and on complaining were harshly told to work harder.

It grows in pools and ponds and requires warmer water .

Turning on the brass taps, she half filled the bath with warm water .

Wash walls with a solution of two tablespoons of baking soda to one quart warm water .

An organic alternative to proprietary sprays is a strong solution of soap or washing-up liquid in warm water .

Wash gasket and door liner with warm water and mild soap or detergent.

weather

Choose a site in full sun, and water well during warm weather .

You may not know how extensive the damage is until warmer weather .

That was borne out by the census that was taken in April, in rather warmer weather .

Harvesting began early in Bordeaux as well, due to unseasonably warm weather .

At last, warm weather - but alas, no mink.

With warm weather coming, the residents are concerned about potential mosquito problems with the flooded, open field.

Just think about the ways in which your skin changes in warmer weather .

As the warm weather arrives in Yosemite, so do the people en masse, many from far reaches of the world.

welcome

And the warmest welcome is extended to Bob Marley, who draws the sort of tourists that don't mind the rain.

You will be sure of a warm welcome .

Collectors, bibliophiles and browsers will find a warm welcome from the many dealers when the fair opens at 10.00 am precisely.

This was a busy and fruitful time, and the team were given a warm welcome in all the places we worked.

Anyone who dreads the hairdressers more than the dentists can be guaranteed a warm welcome at Greys with free advice available.

You are assured of a warm welcome from Frau Hinterholzer, the owner.

Boro's crowd gave their local boy a warm welcome , so warm it burned him off.

You are sure to receive a warm welcome .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

best/good/warmest etc wishes

A former miner, Joe was presented with a cheque together with good wishes for a long and happy retirement.

And while babies are on my mind, my best wishes to Patsy Kensit on the birth of her son.

Meanwhile, may I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the coming year.

My best wishes to Madame Zborowska and warm greetings to you.

Our best wishes to his family and friends.

She hadn't deserved their kindness, their good wishes - she'd hardly been a boon companion of late.

Spare me your shock and good wishes .

With best wishes for success and prosperity.

look/feel like death warmed up

plenty big/fast/warm etc enough

unseasonably warm/cold/hot etc

Harvesting began early in Bordeaux as well, due to unseasonably warm weather.

It was mid-summer, and unseasonably warm for Glasgow.

The cherry tree was coming into blossom, encouraged by the unseasonably warm sunshine.

The mid-afternoon sun was still unseasonably warm, and there were children bathing in the sea.

The night being unseasonably warm, most of the windows were wide open.

The spring day was unseasonably warm, and after two hour's tuition she went into the clubhouse.

warm as toast

The kerosene stove kept the room warm as toast .

warm the cockles of sb's heart

It warms the cockles of my female heart to know that such womanly wiles still continue to manipulate and convince.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a warm bath

a warm day

Are you nice and warm ?

He gave Gabrielle a warm hug.

He welcomed us with a warm smile.

I'm looking forward to some warmer weather.

I didn't want to get out of my nice warm bed.

I need to buy a warm pair of boots for camping.

It's nice and warm in the kitchen.

It was freezing outside but in the ski lodge they were as warm as toast.

It was nice and warm in the sunshine.

Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing.

My mother's knitted me a nice warm sweater.

She's a warm , caring person, and she'll make a wonderful nurse.

The atmosphere in the meeting grew warm .

These gloves are lovely and warm .

These plants only grow in warm climates.

We had to keep moving in order to keep warm .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I feel warm tears running down my cheeks.

It is warm all year round, with warm summers, mild winters and moderate rainfall.

Just as warm and cool colors visually manipulate the size of a garden, they set the mood as well.

Not as warm and maybe not as optimistic as it once was, but still plenty friendly and inviting.

She would wear the Persian lamb to the meeting of the Symphony Orchestra Club tonight, even if it was a bit warm .

The birds are warm , dry, and safe from predators.

The morning was quiet and warm .

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

through

Meanwhile fry mushrooms, then add turkey and warm through .

Stir in basil and duck and warm through .

Add the flaked tuna to the sauce and warm through .

Let the soup warm through completely, then serve with a dusting of freshly grated nutmeg.

Heat over medium heat until warmed through .

Return the bowl to the heat to warm through . 3.

■ NOUN

cockle

It warms the cockles of my female heart to know that such womanly wiles still continue to manipulate and convince.

Talk of means-testing pensions hardly warms the cockles .

This will warm the cockles of a sappy gal's heart.

earth

As the Ice Age passed and the earth warmed , the glaciers, year by year, retreated.

As the Earth warmed and partial melting occurred, water was released and carried to the surface along with lava.

Already it felt as though the earth would never warm again.

But how much would the Earth warm ?

idea

He was quite warming to the idea of all this.

subject

The author warms to his subject when he writes of the Peninsular War.

Mike has, by now, more than warmed to his subject .

Religion, continued Joshua, warming to his subject , played no part at all.

I admitted, warming to my subject now that I had gotten started, that I had not always felt this way.

Just as I was warming to the subject , I noticed that this handsome, intelligent man was finishing my sentences.

sun

It was cool, with the sun just beginning to warm their arms and the stones in the wall along the drive.

The sun had warmed the stucco.

Butterflies, in contrast, open their wings to the sun to warm up and take off.

The red sun warmed him as it rose in the sky, and that brought him pleasure.

As the sun warms their walls, the air inside becomes hotter than that in the centre of the nest.

I suppose the sun has warmed the house, because the nighttime temperatures have been twenty or thirty degrees lower.

theme

Shaking a little at first but gradually warming to his theme , the sacked Chancellor dealt John Major a devastating blow.

weather

As the weather warms , these multiply, without benefit of males, into millions.

Once the weather warms up, you could move the star fruit outdoors.

In the clamp they last well until February, but tend to rot when the weather warms up in the spring.

When the weather warmed , it be-came time for the swallow to fly north.

The plugs will spread as the weather warms .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

best/good/warmest etc wishes

A former miner, Joe was presented with a cheque together with good wishes for a long and happy retirement.

And while babies are on my mind, my best wishes to Patsy Kensit on the birth of her son.

Meanwhile, may I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the coming year.

My best wishes to Madame Zborowska and warm greetings to you.

Our best wishes to his family and friends.

She hadn't deserved their kindness, their good wishes - she'd hardly been a boon companion of late.

Spare me your shock and good wishes .

With best wishes for success and prosperity.

look/feel like death warmed up

lovely and warm/fresh/clean etc

All that changed, as inevitably it had to, but it was lovely and warm and fulfilling while it lasted.

I always keep the heater on upstairs, so it's always lovely and warm.

plenty big/fast/warm etc enough

unseasonably warm/cold/hot etc

Harvesting began early in Bordeaux as well, due to unseasonably warm weather.

It was mid-summer, and unseasonably warm for Glasgow.

The cherry tree was coming into blossom, encouraged by the unseasonably warm sunshine.

The mid-afternoon sun was still unseasonably warm, and there were children bathing in the sea.

The night being unseasonably warm, most of the windows were wide open.

The spring day was unseasonably warm, and after two hour's tuition she went into the clubhouse.

warm as toast

The kerosene stove kept the room warm as toast .

warm the cockles of sb's heart

It warms the cockles of my female heart to know that such womanly wiles still continue to manipulate and convince.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Serve in warmed tortillas, with salsa.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Another great way to warm up is to save the more difficult documents for last.

Don't warm wine by placing it next to a radiator or open fire, as this will cause it to taste coarse.

I stamp my feet to warm them up.

It is said that the prison director steals the fuel to warm his own house in Meknes.

The more complex, the longer it takes to warm up.

This is an inspirational tale that would warm the heart of Joseph Campbell.

III. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

feel

The tingle from the retinol is mild; my skin just felt a little warm .

Lettie replied, feeling anger warm inside her.

Was it self-deception or did she really feel warm to his touch?

get

He never set foot into the church, even to get warm .

Near a courtyard I saw a synagogue, and I went in to get warm .

No matter how much heat you put into it, you can t get warm .

keep

Remove from pan with a slotted utensil and drain on paper towels; keep warm .

Cook on both sides until golden brown, then drain on paper towel. Keep fritters warm while cooking remaining batter.

Transfer rabbit pieces to a serving platter and keep warm .

When rabbit is done, remove from pan to a serving platter and keep warm .

While sauce is cooking, in another large saute pan, saute apple wedges in butter until lightly browned. Keep warm .

Taste and adjust seasoning with salt; keep warm .

serve

Bake in a preheated oven at 200C, 400F or Gas Mark 6 for 10-12 minutes. Serve warm .

Remove legs to a serving platter and keep warm .

Remove from pans, baste with butter and serve warm .

Add to skillet and stir to blend. Serve warm with fried won ton chips.

Bake in a 350-degree oven for 45 minutes or until center appears set. Serve warm with whiskey sauce.

Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm .

It can be served warm or at room temperature.

stay

If you put the meat back in the refrigerator in a big lump, the center will stay warm for hours.

Soon we will turn away from each other, but our backs will touch, close enough to stay warm .

Serve warm; it will stay warm for well over an hour.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

best/good/warmest etc wishes

A former miner, Joe was presented with a cheque together with good wishes for a long and happy retirement.

And while babies are on my mind, my best wishes to Patsy Kensit on the birth of her son.

Meanwhile, may I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the coming year.

My best wishes to Madame Zborowska and warm greetings to you.

Our best wishes to his family and friends.

She hadn't deserved their kindness, their good wishes - she'd hardly been a boon companion of late.

Spare me your shock and good wishes .

With best wishes for success and prosperity.

lovely and warm/fresh/clean etc

All that changed, as inevitably it had to, but it was lovely and warm and fulfilling while it lasted.

I always keep the heater on upstairs, so it's always lovely and warm.

plenty big/fast/warm etc enough

unseasonably warm/cold/hot etc

Harvesting began early in Bordeaux as well, due to unseasonably warm weather.

It was mid-summer, and unseasonably warm for Glasgow.

The cherry tree was coming into blossom, encouraged by the unseasonably warm sunshine.

The mid-afternoon sun was still unseasonably warm, and there were children bathing in the sea.

The night being unseasonably warm, most of the windows were wide open.

The spring day was unseasonably warm, and after two hour's tuition she went into the clubhouse.

warm as toast

The kerosene stove kept the room warm as toast .

warm the cockles of sb's heart

It warms the cockles of my female heart to know that such womanly wiles still continue to manipulate and convince.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The warmth of the sun was making them all sleepy.

IV. adverb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The Secretary General was warmly welcomed at the White House yesterday.

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