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warm

Pronunciation: /wɔːm/

Translation of warm in French:

adj

  • 1 [place, food, temperature, water, day, clothing] chaud/-e to be warm [person] avoir chaud it's warm il fait bon or chaud

vt

  • chauffer [plate, food, water]; réchauffer [implement, bed] to warm oneself se réchauffer to warm one's hands se réchauffer les mains

vi

Phrasal verbs

warm to

warm towards
se prendre de sympathie pour [person]; se faire à [idea]; prendre goût à [task]

warm up

warm up [person, room, house] se réchauffer; [food, liquid, engine] chauffer 1.1 (become lively) s'animer 1.2 [athlete] s'échauffer; [singer] s'échauffer la voix; [orchestra, musician] se préparer
warm [sth] up réchauffer [room, bed, person]; faire réchauffer [food]

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