HyperDic: hot_up

English > 3 senses of the expression hot up:
VERBchangehot up, heat, heat upgain heat or get hot
changehot up, heat up, screw upmake more intense
changehot up, soup up, hop upmake more powerful
English > hot up: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaninggain heat or get hot.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsheat, heat 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 > hot up: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more intense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsheat up, screw up
Broaderintensify, compound, heighten, deepenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked
English > hot up: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake more powerful.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssoup up, hop up
Broadermodifymake less severe or harsh or extreme / extreme
Spanishponer a punto

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