Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chill

4 senses of chill

Sense 1
chill, iciness, gelidity -- (coldness due to a cold environment)
       => coldness, cold, low temperature, frigidity, frigidness -- (the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor")

Sense 2
frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle -- (an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him")
       => fear, fearfulness, fright -- (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))

Sense 3
chill, shivering -- (a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever)
       => symptom -- ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)

Sense 4
chill, pall -- (a sudden numbing dread)
       => apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread -- (fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chill

3 senses of chill

Sense 1
chill -- (depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers")
       => depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise -- (lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her")

Sense 2
cool, chill, cool down -- (make cool or cooler; "Chill the food")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
cool, chill, cool down -- (loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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