HyperDic: heat_up

English > 3 senses of the expression heat up:
VERBchangeheat up, heat, hot upgain heat or get hot
changeheat up, heatmake hot or hotter
changeheat up, hot up, screw upmake more intense
English > heat up: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaninggain heat or get hot.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe water heat ups
Synonymsheat, hot up
Caused byheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Entailed bycarbonize, carboniseTurn into carbon, as by burning
fuseBecome plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
NarrowerfryBe excessively hot
overheatGet excessively and undesirably hot
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositecool, chill, cool downLoose heat
Spanishacalorarse, caldear, calentar
Catalanacalorar-se, caldejar, calfar, escalfar
English > heat up: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake hot or hotter.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey heat up the water
Cause toheat, hot up, heat upgain heat or get hot
Entailed bydemist, defogFree from mist
iron, iron out, pressPress and smooth with a heated iron
smeltextract (metals) by heating
Narrowerbroil, bakeheat by a natural force
calcineheat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces
crispen, toast, crispmake brown and crisp by heating
overheatmake excessively or undesirably hot
preheatheat beforehand
reheatheat again
scaldheat to the boiling point
sear, scorchmake very hot and dry
soakheat a metal prior to working it
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositecool, chill, cool downmake cool or cooler
Spanishcaldear, calentar
Catalancaldejar, calentar, calfar, escalfar
English > heat up: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake more intense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymshot up, screw up
Broaderintensify, compound, heighten, deepenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked

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