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

7 senses of heat

Sense 1
heat, heat energy -- (a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature)
       => energy, free energy -- ((physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms")

Sense 2
hotness, heat, high temperature -- (the presence of heat)
       => temperature -- (the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity))

Sense 3
heat, warmth -- (the sensation caused by heat energy)
       => temperature -- (the somatic sensation of cold or heat)

Sense 4
heat, warmth, passion -- (the trait of being intensely emotional)
       => emotionality, emotionalism -- (emotional nature or quality)

Sense 5
estrus, oestrus, heat, rut -- (applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity)
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 6
heat -- (a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race)
       => race -- (a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift")

Sense 7
heating system, heating plant, heating, heat -- (utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating")
       => utility -- (a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities")

Antonyms of verb heat

2 of 4 senses of heat

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

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

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

4 senses of heat

Sense 1
heat, heat up -- (make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove")
       => 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
heat -- (provide with heat; "heat the house")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up -- (arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 4
heat, hot up, heat up -- (gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly")
       => 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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