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heat up

Definition of heat up

  1. 1 :  to become warm or hot <The morning started out cold but it heated up quickly.>

  2. 2 :  to become more active, intense, or angry <Their conversation started to heat up.> <Competition between the two companies is heating up.>

  3. 3heat (something) up or heat up (something) :  to cause (something) to become warm or hot <Could you heat up the vegetables, please?>



Word by Word Definitions

heatplay
  1. :  to become warm or hot

    :  to start to spoil from heat

    :  to make warm or hot

  1. :  a condition of being hot :  warmth

    :  a marked or notable degree of hotness

    :  pathological excessive bodily temperature

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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