Definition of heat up
1 : to become warm or hot The morning started out cold but it heated up quickly.
2 : to become more active, intense, or angry Their conversation started to heat up. Competition between the two companies is heating up.
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
: to become warm or hot
: to start to spoil from heat
: to make warm or hot
: a condition of being hot : warmth
: a marked or notable degree of hotness
: pathological excessive bodily temperature
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: 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
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: 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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