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

2 senses of cool

Sense 1
cool -- (the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature; "the cool of early morning")
       => 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
aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid -- (great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool")
       => composure, calm, calmness, equanimity -- (steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity")

Antonyms of verb cool

2 of 3 senses of cool

Sense 1
cool, chill, cool down -- (make cool or cooler; "Chill the food")
       Antonym of heat (Sense 1)
      => heat, heat up -- (make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove")

Sense 2
cool, chill, cool down -- (loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm")
       Antonym of heat (Sense 4)
      => heat, hot up, heat up -- (gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly")

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

3 senses of cool

Sense 1
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 2
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")

Sense 3
cool, cool off, cool down -- (lose intensity; "His enthusiasm cooled considerably")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj cool

6 senses of cool

Sense 1
cool (vs. warm) -- (neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze")

warm (vs. cool) -- (having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat; "a warm body"; "a warm room"; "a warm climate"; "a warm coat")
        => lukewarm, tepid -- (moderately warm; "he hates lukewarm coffee"; "tepid bath water")
        => warmed -- (having been warmed up; "a cup of warmed milk")
        => warming -- (imparting heat; "a warming fire")

Sense 2
cool, coolheaded, nerveless -- (marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool"; "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament")

INDIRECT (VIA composed) -> discomposed -- (having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air")

Sense 3
cool (vs. warm) -- ((color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and violets")

warm (vs. cool) -- ((color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows and orange")
        => hot -- ((color) bold and intense; "hot pink")

Sense 4
cool (vs. warm) -- (psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike; "relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes")

warm (vs. cool) -- (psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support")
        => cordial -- (politely warm and friendly; "a cordial handshake")
        => hearty -- (showing warm and heartfelt friendliness; "gave us a cordial reception"; "a hearty welcome")

Sense 5
cool -- ((used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification; "a cool million bucks")

INDIRECT (VIA unqualified) -> qualified -- (limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval")

Sense 6
cool -- (fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept; "he's a cool dude"; "that's cool"; "Mary's dress is really cool"; "it's not cool to arrive at a party too early")

INDIRECT (VIA fashionable) -> unfashionable, unstylish -- (not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind")

Similarity of adj cool

6 senses of cool

Sense 1
cool (vs. warm) -- (neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze")
       => air-conditioned -- (cooled by air conditioning)
       => air-cooled -- (cooled by a flow of air; "an air-cooled engine")
       => caller -- (providing coolness; "a cooling breeze"; "`caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'")
       => precooled -- (cooled in advance)
       => water-cooled -- (kept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water; "a water-cooled engine")
          Also See-> cold#1

Sense 2
cool, coolheaded, nerveless -- (marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool"; "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament")
       => composed (vs. discomposed) -- (serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time")

Sense 3
cool (vs. warm) -- ((color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and violets")
       => cold -- ((color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish grey")

Sense 4
cool (vs. warm) -- (psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike; "relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes")
       => unresponsive -- (aloof or indifferent; "was unresponsive to her passionate advances")
          Also See-> unagitated#2; cold#2; unemotional#1; unfriendly#2

Sense 5
cool -- ((used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification; "a cool million bucks")
       => unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial")

Sense 6
cool -- (fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept; "he's a cool dude"; "that's cool"; "Mary's dress is really cool"; "it's not cool to arrive at a party too early")
       => fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish -- (being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe")

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