Synonyms of heat


1. heat, heat energy, energy, free energy

usage: a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature

2. hotness, heat, high temperature, temperature

usage: the presence of heat

3. heat, warmth, temperature

usage: the sensation caused by heat energy

4. heat, warmth, passion, emotionality, emotionalism

usage: the trait of being intensely emotional

5. estrus, oestrus, heat, rut, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

6. heat, race

usage: a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race

7. heating system, heating plant, heating, heat, utility

usage: utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"


1. heat, heat up, change, alter, modify

usage: make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"

2. heat, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with heat; "heat the house"

3. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: 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"

4. heat, hot up, heat up, change state, turn

usage: gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"

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Definition and meaning of heat (Dictionary)