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1. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration.

Synonyms

  • arctic
  • refrigerant
  • shivery
  • frigid
  • snappy
  • ice-cold
  • glacial
  • icy
  • frigorific
  • rimy
  • heatless
  • raw
  • chilly
  • nippy
  • unwarmed
  • rimed
  • cool
  • gelid
  • parky
  • refrigerating
  • cutting
  • polar
  • nipping
  • unheated
  • temperature
  • frozen
  • frosty
  • crisp
  • acold
  • bleak
  • stone-cold
  • frore
  • refrigerated

Antonyms

  • unfrozen
  • hot
  • unglazed
  • clothed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Cold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold
  • tolled

How do you pronounce cold?

Pronounce cold as koʊld.

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Sentences with cold


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
An upflow furnace captures cold air from the bottom and releases hot air from the top.

2. Adjective
of the cold water and pour into glass.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Bone broth is touted as being able to heal everything from the common cold to osteoarthritis.

Quotes about cold


1. As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
- Jonathan Swift

2. Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?
- Max Muller

3. I'd love to knock an audience cold with one note, but what do you do for the rest of the evening?
- Eric Clapton

2. cold-blooded

adjective. ['ˈkoʊldˈblʌdəd'] without compunction or human feeling.

Synonyms

  • inhuman
  • cold
  • insensate

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • painless
  • human
  • warm

3. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion.

Synonyms

  • frosty
  • passionless
  • emotionalism
  • frigid
  • cool
  • emotionless
  • emotionality
  • glacial
  • icy
  • wintry

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • warm
  • hot
  • cooked

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • communicable disease
  • head cold
  • respiratory disease
  • common cold

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • equatorial
  • same
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] the absence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • chill
  • gelidity
  • chilliness
  • frigidness
  • low temperature
  • cool
  • pressor
  • iciness
  • nip
  • frostiness
  • coldness
  • vasoconstrictive
  • coolness
  • vasoconstrictor

Antonyms

  • heat
  • discomposure
  • agitated
  • discomposed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having lost freshness through passage of time.

Antonyms

  • spiritless

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] of a seeker; far from the object sought.

Antonyms

  • unfashionable

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] lacking the warmth of life.

Antonyms

  • unalarming

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new.

Synonyms

  • dusty
  • unoriginal
  • moth-eaten

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • treated
  • polished
  • emotional

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] (color) giving no sensation of warmth.

Antonyms

  • tasteless

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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