take the chill off

Definition of take the chill off

  1. :  to raise the temperature slightly to a comfortable level I'll turn on the heat for a bit, just to take the chill off.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

chillplay
  1. :  a sensation of cold accompanied by shivering

    :  a disagreeable sensation of coldness

    :  a moderate but disagreeable degree of cold

  1. :  moderately cold

    :  cold, raw

    :  affected by cold

  1. :  to become cold

    :  to shiver or quake with or as if with cold

    :  to become taken with a chill

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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