Synonyms for heat up

Synonyms for (verb) heat up

Synonyms: heat up, hot up, screw up

Definition: make more intense

Usage: Emotions were screwed up

Similar words: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound

Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked

Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions


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