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Adjective: heated  hee-tid
  1. Made warm or hot
    "a heated swimming pool"; "wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana"; "a heated up swimming pool";
    - heated up, het [UK, dialect], het up [UK, dialect]
  2. Marked by emotional heat; vehement
    "a heated argument"
Verb: heat  heet
  1. Make hot or hotter
    "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"; "the sun heats up the oceans";
    - heat up
  2. Provide with heat
    "heat the house"
  3. Arouse or excite feelings and passions
    "The refugees' fate heated compassion around the world";
    - inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, fire up
  4. Gain heat or get hot
    "The room heated up quickly";
    - hot up [Brit, informal], heat up

See also: hot

Type of: alter, arouse, change, change state, elicit, enkindle [literary], evoke, fire, furnish, kindle, modify, offer, provide, provoke, raise, render, supply, turn

Antonym: cool down

Encyclopedia: Heated

Heat, Dust and Dreams