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heat up

Definitions of heat up
  1. verb
    gain heat or get hot
    synonyms: heat, hot up
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    Antonyms:
    chill, cool, cool down
    loose heat
    types:
    overheat
    get excessively and undesirably hot
    fry
    be excessively hot
    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  2. verb
    make hot or hotter
    synonyms: heat
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    Antonyms:
    chill, cool, cool down
    make cool or cooler
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    crisp, crispen, toast
    make brown and crisp by heating
    scald
    heat to the boiling point
    soak
    heat a metal prior to working it
    calcine
    heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces
    preheat
    heat beforehand
    overheat
    make excessively or undesirably hot
    scorch, sear
    make very hot and dry
    bake, broil
    heat by a natural force
    reheat
    heat again
    sizzle
    burn or sear with a sizzling sound
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  3. verb
    make more intense
    synonyms: hot up, screw up
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    type of:
    compound, deepen, heighten, intensify
    make more intense, stronger, or more marked
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