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fe·ver

 (fē′vər)
n.
1.
a. Abnormally high body temperature.
b. Any of various diseases characterized by abnormally high body temperature.
2.
a. A condition of heightened activity or excitement: a fever of anticipation.
b. A contagious, usually short-lived enthusiasm or craze: disco fever.
v. fe·vered, fe·ver·ing, fe·vers
v.tr.
To effect fever in.
v.intr.
To be or become feverish.

[Middle English, from Old English fefor and from Old French fievre, both from Latin febris.]

fever

(ˈfiːvə)
n
1. (Pathology) an abnormally high body temperature, accompanied by a fast pulse rate, dry skin, etc.
2. (Pathology) any of various diseases, such as yellow fever or scarlet fever, characterized by a high temperature
3. intense nervous excitement or agitation: she was in a fever about her party.
vb
(tr) to affect with or as if with fever
[Old English fēfor, from Latin febris]
ˈfevered adj
ˈfeverless adj

fe•ver

(ˈfi vər)

n.
1. an abnormally high body temperature.
2. any of various diseases in which high temperature is a prominent symptom, as scarlet fever or rheumatic fever.
3. intense nervous excitement: in a fever of anticipation.
v.t.
4. to affect with or as if with fever.
v.i.
5. to become feverish; have or get a fever.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English fefer < Latin febris fever]

fe·ver

(fē′vər)
A body temperature higher than normal. Fever is usually a response by the body's immune system against infection, as by a virus.

fever


Past participle: fevered
Gerund: fevering

Imperative
fever
fever
Present
I fever
you fever
he/she/it fevers
we fever
you fever
they fever
Preterite
I fevered
you fevered
he/she/it fevered
we fevered
you fevered
they fevered
Present Continuous
I am fevering
you are fevering
he/she/it is fevering
we are fevering
you are fevering
they are fevering
Present Perfect
I have fevered
you have fevered
he/she/it has fevered
we have fevered
you have fevered
they have fevered
Past Continuous
I was fevering
you were fevering
he/she/it was fevering
we were fevering
you were fevering
they were fevering
Past Perfect
I had fevered
you had fevered
he/she/it had fevered
we had fevered
you had fevered
they had fevered
Future
I will fever
you will fever
he/she/it will fever
we will fever
you will fever
they will fever
Future Perfect
I will have fevered
you will have fevered
he/she/it will have fevered
we will have fevered
you will have fevered
they will have fevered
Future Continuous
I will be fevering
you will be fevering
he/she/it will be fevering
we will be fevering
you will be fevering
they will be fevering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fevering
you have been fevering
he/she/it has been fevering
we have been fevering
you have been fevering
they have been fevering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fevering
you will have been fevering
he/she/it will have been fevering
we will have been fevering
you will have been fevering
they will have been fevering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fevering
you had been fevering
he/she/it had been fevering
we had been fevering
you had been fevering
they had been fevering
Conditional
I would fever
you would fever
he/she/it would fever
we would fever
you would fever
they would fever
Past Conditional
I would have fevered
you would have fevered
he/she/it would have fevered
we would have fevered
you would have fevered
they would have fevered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fever - a rise in the temperature of the bodyfever - a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
2.fever - intense nervous anticipation; "in a fever of resentment"
anticipation, expectancy - an expectation
buck fever - nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter
gold fever - greed and the contagious excitement of a gold rush

fever

noun
1. ague, high temperature, feverishness, pyrexia (Medical) Symptoms of the disease include fever and weight loss.
2. excitement, heat, passion, intensity, flush, turmoil, ecstasy, frenzy, ferment, agitation, fervour, restlessness, delirium I got married in a fever of excitement.
Related words
adjective febrile, pyretic
Proverbs
"Feed a cold and starve a fever"
Translations
horečka
feber
kuume
groznica
láz
hiti
発熱
febris
aukščiausio laipsniokarščiuojantiskarštiskarštligėkarštligiškai
drudzissatraukumsuzbudinājums
febrătemperatură
vročina
грозница
feber
ไข้
cơn sốt

fever

[ˈfiːvəʳ]
A. N
1. (= disease, high temperature) → fiebre f, calentura f (LAm)
he has a fevertiene fiebre
a bout of feverun ataque de fiebre
a slight/high feverun poco de/mucha fiebre
2. (fig) the gambling feverla fiebre del juego
a fever of excitement/impatienceuna emoción/impaciencia febril
she's in a fever about the partyla fiesta la tiene muy alterada
B. CPD fever pitch N it reached fever pitchse puso al rojo vivo

fever

[ˈfiːvər] n
(MEDICINE)fièvre f
He has a fever → Il a de la fièvre.
The symptoms are fever and weight loss → Les symptômes sont fièvre et perte de poids.
to have a high fever → avoir une poussée de fièvre
(fig) a fever of ...
She waited in a fever of anxiety → Elle attendait avec une anxiété fébrile.
to be in a fever of excitement → être en proie à une agitation frénétiquefever blister n (US) (= cold sore) → bouton m de fièvre

fever

n
Fieber nt no pl; tropical feverstropische Fieberkrankheiten pl; to have a fevereine Fieberkrankheit haben; (= high temperature)Fieber haben
(fig)Aufregung f, → Erregung f, → Fieber nt; election feverWahlfieber nt, → Wahlrausch m; in a fever of excitementin fieberhafter Erregung

fever

[ˈfiːvəʳ] n
a. (high temperature) → febbre f
he has a fever → ha la febbre
a bout of fever → un accesso di febbre
a high/slight fever → una febbre alta/leggera
b. (excitement) → eccitazione f
the gambling fever (fig) → la febbre del gioco
in a fever of excitement → in uno stato di eccitazione febbrile
it reached fever pitch → ha raggiunto il colmo dell'emozione

fever

(ˈfiːvə) noun
(an illness causing) high body temperature and quick heart-beat. She is in bed with a fever; a fever of excitement.
ˈfeverish adjective
1. having a slight fever. She seems a bit feverish tonight.
2. restlessly excited. a feverish air.
ˈfeverishly adverb
quickly and excitedly. He wrote feverishly.
at fever pitch
at a level of great excitement. The crowd's excitement was at fever pitch as they waited for the filmstar to appear.

fever

حُمَّى horečka feber Fieber πυρετός fiebre kuume fièvre groznica febbre koorts feber gorączka febre лихорадка feber ไข้ ateş cơn sốt 发烧

fe·ver

n. fiebre, calentura;
enteric ______ entérica, intestinal;
___ blisterherpes febril;
___ of unknown origin___ de origen desconocido;
intermittent ______ intermitente;
rabbit ______ de conejo, tularemia;
rheumatoid ______ reumatoidea;
remittent ______ remitente;
Rocky Mountain ______ manchada de las Montañas Rocosas;
scarlet ___escarlatina;
yellow ______ amarilla, paludismo, malaria;
typhoid ______ tifoidea;
undulant ___brucelosis.

fever

n fiebre f, calentura; enteric — fiebre entérica, fiebre tifoidea; familial Mediterranean — fiebre mediterránea familiar; hay — rinitis alérgica (form), fiebre de(l) heno, alergia al polen; hemorrhagic — fiebre hemorrágica; Mediterranean spotted — fiebre bo-tonosa mediterránea; Q — fiebre Q; relapsing — fiebre recurrente; rheumatic — fiebre reumática; Rocky Mountain spotted — fiebre manchada or maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas; scarlet — escarlatina; typhoid — fiebre tifoidea; valley — (fam) coccidioidomicosis f; yellow — fiebre amarilla
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