warm·​ly | \ ˈwȯrm-lē How to pronounce warmly (audio) \

Definition of warmly

1 : in a manner characterized or accompanied by warmth of emotion greeted us warmly
2 : in a manner that causes or maintains warmth dressed warmly

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The new official was warmly applauded. It's cold out, so be sure to dress warmly.
Recent Examples on the Web Though the easing of the lockdown was warmly welcomed by many, there are concerns the British government is being overly hasty, even reckless, in sanctioning the changes. Washington Post, "Pints poured, unkempt hairdos cut, as England eases lockdown," 4 July 2020 So dress warmly and order food that requires no heat. Willie Brown, SFChronicle.com, "Willie Brown: California’s confused fight against the coronavirus," 4 July 2020 This warmly furnished room has a tall ceiling and a window that overlooks the contemporary-landscaped yard with a fish and turtle happy pond, soothing spillway, modern fire pit and relaxing swing chair. oregonlive, "Zen-like getaways: Oregon offers calm vacation destinations (and ideas for your home)," 26 June 2020 Invite potential buyers in warmly with a new welcome mat. cleveland, "10 ways to prep your home for showings: A home seller’s checklist," 14 June 2020 During previous Dallas visits, Trump has been greeted warmly by supporters – and by heckling protesters. Dallas News, "In Dallas, Trump to talk race relations and policing ahead of $10M fundraising dinner," 10 June 2020 The detention of the two men by federal officials in the U.S. is likely to be warmly welcomed by Tokyo, though Japan has so far been unsuccessful in efforts to secure Ghosn’s return. Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg.com, "Ghosn’s Accused Accomplices Held as Japan Seeks Extradition," 8 June 2020 Several of Floyd’s family members spoke warmly of him, often referencing food. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "George Floyd's memorial on Thursday was more powerful TV than Trump's photo op. Here's why," 4 June 2020 On their arrival at the ISS, the astronauts were warmly welcomed by fellow NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, commander of the Space Station’s Expedition 63 and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner. Fox News, "NASA astronauts describe their historic SpaceX ride to International Space Station," 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of warmly

1529, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Warmly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmly. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of warmly

: in a very friendly way
: in a way that keeps you warm

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