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Idioms about warm

    warm the bench, Sports. to serve as a substitute who rarely plays in a game: The young outfielder warmed the bench for the Yankees last season.

Origin of warm

First recorded before 900; Middle English adjective werm, warm, wearm(e), Old English wearm; cognate with German warm, Old Norse varmr; akin to Latin formus “warm,” Greek thermós “warm,” Sanskrit gharmá- “heat,” Avestan garəma “hot,” Old Prussian gorme “heat,” Armenian ǰerm “warm”; the verb is akin to the adjective; the noun is derivative of the verb

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How to use warm in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for warm

warm
/ (wɔːm) /

adjective
verb
noun
informal a warm place or areacome into the warm
informal the act or an instance of warming or being warmed
See also warm over, warm up

Derived forms of warm

warmer, nounwarmish, adjectivewarmly, adverbwarmness, noun

Word Origin for warm

Old English wearm; related to Old Frisian, Old Saxon warm, Old Norse varmr
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Other Idioms and Phrases with warm

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