Definition of fever
Origin of fever
OTHER WORDS FROM feverfe·ver·less, adjectiveun·fe·vered, adjective
Words nearby fever
How to use fever in a sentence
When you get a fever, your heart rate tends to increase, even before you notice other symptoms, so it can act as an early warning system.The new Fitbit knows when you’re stressed—and how to help you chill|Stan Horaczek|August 26, 2020|Popular-Science
Yellow fever, a mosquito-borne hemorrhagic disease that is common in South America and sub-Saharan Africa, annually infects about 200,000 people and causes an estimated 30,000 deaths.
The two cats that died were among four that had developed severe symptoms, such as jaundice and high fever.How two coronavirus drugs for cats might help humans fight COVID-19|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 11, 2020|Science News
A high dose of the vaccine produced severe side effects such as fever in 9 percent of volunteers, but a lower dose produced a severe side effect in only 1 percent of people.COVID-19 vaccines by Oxford, CanSino and Pfizer all trigger immune responses|Tina Hesman Saey|July 21, 2020|Science News
It can scan people coming into an area to see if they have a fever.Tackling the novel coronavirus calls for novel ideas|Kathiann Kowalski|May 7, 2020|Science News For Students
Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies.
The sets—which, really, were a feat of design and direction—appeared to be remnants of a Lewis Carroll fever dream.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Future lives, careers and attitudes were being determined in this lightly regulated fever.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spirits in Stanleyville were high, and a local 19-year-old was emboldened by independence fever.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take Too Many Cooks: a fever dream of a segment that aired at 4:00am earlier this week.Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Père Bracasse was ill, suffering from rheumatism, bronchitis, fever and corns.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
When Stanhope entered to him, he found his guest lying on a sofa, in a high state of fever, both from his wounds and agitation.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
If the fever ends by crisis, the crisis is accompanied by a rapid and striking increase.
The spirillum of relapsing fever can be identified by the method for the malarial parasite in fresh blood.
British Dictionary definitions for fever
Derived forms of feverfevered, adjectivefeverless, adjective
Word Origin for fever
Medical definitions for fever
Scientific definitions for fever
Other Idioms and Phrases with fever
see cabin fever; run a fever.