Synonyms for heat

Synonyms for (noun) heat

Synonyms: heat, heating, heating plant, heating system

Definition: utility to warm a building

Usage: the heating system wasn't working; they have radiant heating

Similar words: utility

Definition: a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal

Usage: the price of the house included all utilities


Synonyms: warmth, passion, heat

Definition: the trait of being intensely emotional

Similar words: emotionalism, emotionality

Definition: emotional nature or quality


Synonyms: heat, high temperature, hotness

Definition: the presence of heat

Similar words: temperature

Definition: the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)


Synonyms: warmth, heat

Definition: the sensation caused by heat energy

Similar words: temperature

Definition: the somatic sensation of cold or heat


Synonyms: heat

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

Similar words: race

Definition: a contest of speed

Usage: the race is to the swift


Synonyms: heat, heat energy

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

Similar words: energy, free energy

Definition: (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs

Usage: energy can take a wide variety of forms


Synonyms: estrus, heat, oestrus, rut

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

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

Synonyms for (verb) heat

Synonyms: heat, heat up

Definition: make hot or hotter

Usage: the sun heats the oceans; heat the water on the stove

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: heat, heat up, hot up

Definition: gain heat or get hot

Usage: The room heated up quickly

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: inflame, ignite, heat, stir up, wake, fire up

Definition: arouse or excite feelings and passions

Usage: 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

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy


Synonyms: heat

Definition: provide with heat

Usage: heat the house

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater