Definition of Cool

1. Noun. The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature. "The cool of early morning"

2. Verb. Make cool or cooler. "They cool the water "; "Chill the food"
Exact synonyms: Chill, Cool Down
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Causes: Chill, Cool Down
Specialized synonyms: Quench, Ice, Refrigerate
Derivative terms: Chill, Chilling, Coolant, Cooler, Cooler, Cooling, Cooling
Antonyms: Heat

3. Adjective. Neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat. "A cool breeze"
Attributes: Temperature
Also: Cold
Similar to: Air-conditioned, Air-cooled, Caller, Precooled, Water-cooled
Derivative terms: Coolness
Antonyms: Warm

4. Noun. Great coolness and composure under strain. "Keep your cool"
Exact synonyms: Aplomb, Assuredness, Poise, Sang-froid
Generic synonyms: Calm, Calmness, Composure, Equanimity
Derivative terms: Assured, Poise

5. Verb. Loose heat. "The water cools "; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
Exact synonyms: Chill, Cool Down
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Chill, Chilling, Coolant, Cooling
Antonyms: Heat

6. Adjective. Marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional. "The most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
Exact synonyms: Coolheaded, Nerveless
Similar to: Composed
Derivative terms: Coolness, Nervelessness

7. Verb. Lose intensity. "His enthusiasm cooled considerably"
Exact synonyms: Cool Down, Cool Off
Generic synonyms: Change

8. Adjective. (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets. "Cool greens and blues and violets"
Similar to: Cold
Antonyms: Warm

9. Adjective. Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike. "Cool to the idea of higher taxes"
Attributes: Emotionalism, Emotionality
Also: Unagitated, Unemotional, Unfriendly, Cold
Similar to: Unresponsive
Derivative terms: Coolness
Antonyms: Warm

10. Adjective. (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification. "A cool million bucks"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Unqualified

11. Adjective. Fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept. "It's not cool to arrive at a party too early"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Fashionable, Stylish
Derivative terms: Coolness

Definition of Cool

1. a. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.

2. n. A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.

3. v. t. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.

4. v. i. To become less hot; to lose heat.

Definition of Cool

1. Acronym. (computing) '''CLIPS object Object-oriented Oriented language Language''' ¹

2. Adjective. Having a slightly low temperature; mildly or pleasantly cold. ¹

3. Adjective. Allowing or suggesting heat relief ¹

4. Adjective. Of a person, not showing emotion, calm and in self-control. ¹

5. Adjective. Unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical. ¹

6. Adjective. Calmly audacious. ¹

7. Adjective. (informal) Of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave; considered popular by others. ¹

8. Adjective. (informal) In fashion, part of or fitting the in-crowd, originally hipster slang. ¹

9. Adjective. (informal) Of an action, all right; acceptable; that does not present a problem. ¹

10. Adjective. (informal) Of a person, not upset by circumstances that might ordinarily be upsetting. ¹

11. Noun. A moderate or refreshing state of cold; moderate temperature of the air between hot and cold; coolness. ¹

12. Noun. A dismissal of a comment perceived as boring or pointless. ¹

13. Verb. (literally) (intransitive) To lose heat, to get colder. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To make cooler, less warm ¹

15. Verb. (figuratively) (intransitive) To become less intense, e.g. less amicable. ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) To make less intense, e.g. less amicable. ¹

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Definition of Cool

1. moderately cold [adj COOLER, COOLEST] / to make less warm [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cool

cooks the books
cooks up
cooky jar
cool (current term)
cool as a cucumber
cool beans
cool change
cool down
cool gray
cool grey
cool it
cool jazz
cool kids
cool off
cool one's heels
cool one's jets
cool story bro

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