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Synonyms of warm up

Noun


1. warm-up, tune-up, prolusion, preparation, readying

usage: exercising in preparation for strenuous activity

Verb


1. warm up, operate, run

usage: run until the normal working temperature is reached; "We warmed up the car for a few minutes"

2. warm up, change

usage: become more friendly or open; "She warmed up after we had lunch together"

3. warm, warm up, change

usage: get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"

4. warm up, exercise, work, work out, work, put to work

usage: cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"

5. limber up, warm up, loosen up, exercise, work out

usage: make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity

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