Synonyms for cool

Synonyms for (noun) cool

Synonyms: cool, poise, sang-froid, aplomb, assuredness

Definition: great coolness and composure under strain

Usage: keep your cool

Similar words: equanimity, composure, calm, calmness

Definition: steadiness of mind under stress

Usage: he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity


Synonyms: cool

Definition: the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature

Usage: the cool of early morning

Similar words: cold, coldness, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature

Definition: the absence of heat

Usage: the coldness made our breath visible; come in out of the cold; cold is a vasoconstrictor

Synonyms for (verb) cool

Synonyms: chill, cool, cool down

Definition: loose heat

Usage: The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: cool, cool down, cool off

Definition: lose intensity

Usage: His enthusiasm cooled considerably

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: cool, cool down, chill

Definition: make cool or cooler

Usage: Chill the food

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms for (adjective) cool

Synonyms: nerveless, cool, coolheaded

Definition: marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional

Usage: play it cool; keep cool; stayed coolheaded in the crisis; the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament

Similar words: composed

Definition: serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

Usage: the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage; I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time


Synonyms: cool

Definition: fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept

Usage: he's a cool dude; that's cool; Mary's dress is really cool; it's not cool to arrive at a party too early

Similar words: fashionable, stylish

Definition: being or in accordance with current social fashions

Usage: fashionable clothing; the fashionable side of town; a fashionable cafe


Synonyms: cool

Definition: (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification

Usage: a cool million bucks

Similar words: unqualified

Definition: not limited or restricted

Usage: an unqualified denial


Synonyms: cool

Definition: neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat

Usage: a cool autumn day; a cool room; cool summer dresses; cool drinks; a cool breeze

Similar words: air-conditioned

Definition: cooled by air conditioning


Similar words: air-cooled

Definition: cooled by a flow of air

Usage: an air-cooled engine


Similar words: caller

Definition: providing coolness

Usage: a cooling breeze; `caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'


Similar words: precooled

Definition: cooled in advance


Similar words: water-cooled

Definition: kept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water

Usage: a water-cooled engine


Synonyms: cool

Definition: psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike

Usage: relations were cool and polite; a cool reception; cool to the idea of higher taxes

Similar words: unresponsive

Definition: aloof or indifferent

Usage: was unresponsive to her passionate advances


Synonyms: cool

Definition: (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets

Usage: cool greens and blues and violets

Similar words: cold

Definition: (color) giving no sensation of warmth

Usage: a cold bluish grey