re·​warm (ˌ)rē-ˈwȯrm How to pronounce rewarm (audio)
rewarmed; rewarming

transitive verb

: to make (something or someone) warm again : to bring (something or someone) back to a hotter temperature
rewarm a cup of coffee
"If you're outside and you start feeling your fingers get a little bit tingly or painful, you shouldn't ignore those signs," [Dr. Edmundo] Mandac said. "Go in and rewarm yourself." (Washington, D.C.)

Examples of rewarm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blisters may appear 12 to 36 hours after trying to rewarm the skin. Marina Pitofsky, USA TODAY, 4 Feb. 2023 Feel free to make the relish up to 4 hours ahead, then rewarm in a pan over medium heat and fold in the herbs right before serving. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Nov. 2021 To cut clean slices, warm the knife blade by dipping it into a pitcher of hot water; wipe the blade dry before and after each cut and rewarm it as needed., 24 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rewarm was in 1608

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“Rewarm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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