Complete Definition of "fever"

English
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Etymology
Old English fÄfor

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËfiËvÉ/, SAMPA|/"fi:[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËfiËvÉ/, SAMPA|/"fi:[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-fever.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËvÉ(r)|-iËvÉ(r)

Hyphenation
:fe·ver

Noun
en-noun

  1. A higher than normal body temperature of a person (or, generally, a mammal), usually caused by disease.

#:"I have a fever. I think I've caught a cold."

  1. (usually in combination with one or more preceding words) Any of various diseases.

#:scarlet fever

  1. A state of excitement (of a person or people).

Synonyms
italbrac|higher than normal body temperature: high temperature, pyrexia (medical term), temperature
italbrac|state of excitement: excitation, excitement, passion

Derived terms
rel-top4|Terms derived from fever
abortus fever
absorption fever
acclimating fever
Aden fever
adynamic fever
aestivoautumnal fever, estivoautumnal fever
African Coast fever
African haemorrhagic fever, African hemorrhagic fever
algid pernicious fever
aphthous fever
ardent fever
arthropod-borne fever
artificial fever
aseptic fever
Assam fever
ataxic fever
autumn fever
barrel fever
Bay fever
beaver fever
benign tertian fever
biduoterian fever
biliary fever
bilious fever
bilious remittent fever
black fever
black fly fever
blackwater fever
blue fever
bouquet fever
boutonneuse fever
bovine ephemeral fever
bovine epizootic fever
bovine infectious petechial fever
bovine malignant catarrhal fever
bovine petechial fever
brain fever, brain-fever
brass founder's fever, brassfounder's fever
Brazilian purpuric fever
breakbone fever
buck fever, buck-fever
Bullis fever
bullous fever
Bunyamwera fever
Burdwan fever
Bwamba fever
cabin fever
cachectic fever, cachexial fever
California valley fever
camp fever, camp-fever
cane-cutter fever
cane-field fever, canefield fever
canicola fever
Cape Horn fever
Carrión's fever
Carter's fever
cat-bite fever
catarrhal fever
cat fever
catheter fever
cat scratch fever, cat-scratch fever
central fever
cerebro-spinal fever, cerebrospinal fever
Chagres fever
channel fever
Charcot intermittent fever, Charcot's intermittent fever
Charcot's fever
chikungunya fever
childbed fever
childbirth fever
Choix fever
congestive fever
Congolian red fever
Congo red fever
continued fever, continuous fever
cotton fever
cotton-mill fever
country fever
Crimean fever
Cyprus fever
dance fever<!--drugs slang-->
dandy fever, dandy-fever
date fever
day-fever
deer fly fever, deer-fly fever
dehydration fever
dengue fever
desert fever
diary fever
digestive fever
diphasic milk fever
disfever
dock fever
double quotidian fever
drug fever
duck fever
dumdum fever
Dutch type periodic fever
East Coast fever
Ebola fever
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Ebola virus fever
elephantoid fever
Elokomin fluke fever
enfever
enteric fever
entericoid fever
entrance fever
ephemeral fever
epimastical fever
eruptive fever
essential fever
<!--"estivoautumnal fever" is listed with "aestivoautumnal fever"-->
exanthematous fever
exsiccation fever
falciparum fever
familial Hibernian fever
familial periodic fever
famine fever
farrowing fever
fatigue fever
feed a cold, starve a fever
feverable
fever ague
fever and ague
fever-bark
fever blister, fever-blister
fever bush, feverbush
fever-chart
fever-cooling
fevered
feveress
feveret
<!--"feverfew" is not derived from "fever"-->
fever-fly
fever grass
fever-heat
fever-hectic
feverish
feverite
fever lent
feverless
fever-lurdan, fever-lurgan
fever-lurden
fever-lurk
feverly
fever-nut
fever of unknown origin
feverous
fever pitch
fever powder, fever-powder
fever ring
w:Fever River|Fever River
fever root, fever-root
fever-sick
fever sore, fever-sore
fever therapy
fever thermometer
fever-trap
fever treatment
fever tree, fever-tree
fever twig, fever-twig
fever-weakened
fever-weed
fever-wood
fever-wort, feverwort
fevery
field fever
five-day fever
flood fever
fog fever
Fort Bragg fever
food fever
Fort Bragg fever
Foshay-Mollaret cat-scratch fever, Foshay-Mollaret cat-scratch fever syndrome
foundryman's fever
Gambian fever
gaol fever, gaol-fever
gastric fever
gastric remittent fever
Gibraltar fever
glandular fever
gold fever, gold-fever
grain fever
green fever
haematuric bilious fever, hematuric bilious fever
haemoglobinuric fever, hemoglobinuric fever
haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever
Hankow fever
harvest fever
Hasami fever
Haverhill fever
hay fever, hay-fever
hectic fever
<!--"hemorrhagic fever" is listed under "haemorrhagic fever" above-->
hempen fever
hepatic intermittent fever
herpetic fever
horse sickness fever
hospital fever
humidifier fever
icterohaemorrhagic fever, icterohemorrhagic fever
Ilheus fever
inanition fever
induced fever
inflammatory fever
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intermittent fever
inundation fever
island fever
Jaccoud's dissociated fever
jail-fever, jail fever
Japanese flood fever
Japanese river fever
jungle fever, jungle-fever
jungle yellow fever
Junin fever
Katayama fever
Kedani fever
Kenya fever
Kew Gardens fever
Kinkiang fever
Korin fever
Lábrea fever, Lábrea's black fever
land fever
Lassa fever
Lassa haemorrhagic fever, Lassa hemorrhagic fever
laurel fever
Lazaret fever
lechuguilla fever
Lombard fever
Lone Star fever
lung fever
malarial fever
malignant catarrhal fever
malignant tertian fever
Malta fever
Manchurian fever
Marseilles fever
marsh fever, marsh-fever
Mediterranean coast fever
Mediterranean erythematous fever
Mediterranean exanthematous fever
Mediterranean fever
meningotyphoid fever
metal fume fever
Meuse fever
Mexican fever
Mianeh fever
miliary fever
milk fever, milk-fever
mill fever
Monday fever
monoleptic fever
Mossman fever
mountain fever
mud fever
mumu fever
Murchison-Pel-Ebstein fever
Murchison-Sanderson fever
nanukayami fever
Neapolitan fever
nervous fever
nine mile fever
nodal fever
Ohio River Valley fever
o'nyong-nyong fever
Oropouche fever
Oroya fever
Pahvant Valley fever
paludal fever
papataci fever, papatasi fever, pappataci fever
papular fever
paratyphoid fever
parenteric fever
parrot fever
parturient fever
Pel-Ebstein fever
periodic fever
petechial fever
Pfeiffer's glandular fever
pharyngoconjunctival fever
phlebotomus fever
pink-fever
pinta fever
pituitous fever
polka fever
polyleptic fever
polymer fume fever
Pomona fever
Pontiac fever
Potomac fever
Potomac horse fever
pretibial fever
prison fever, prison-fever
prison fever typhus
protein fever
puerperal fever
puking fever
purple fever
putrid fever
Pym fever, Pym's fever
pyogenic fever
Q fever
query fever
rabbit fever
rat-bite fever, ratbite fever
recrudescent typhus fever
recurrent fever
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recurring fever
red fever
redwater fever
relapsing fever
remittent fever
rheumatic fever
Rhodesian fever, Rhodesian redwater fever
rice-field fever
Rift Valley fever
Rock fever, rock fever
Rocky Mountain fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Roman fever
rose fever, rose-fever
Ross River fever
rotanny fever
run a fever
sakushu fever
Salinem fever
salt fever
sand-fly fever, sandfly fever
San Joaquin fever, San Joaquin Valley fever
Santa Marta fever
Sao Paulo fever, São Paulo fever
scarlet fever
Schamberg fever
Schottmüller's fever
secondary fever
Sennetsu fever
septic fever
Shar Pei fever
shin bone fever
ship fever, ship-fever
shipping fever
shoddy fever
Sindbis fever
slime fever
slow fever
smelter's fever
snail fever
solar fever
Songo fever
South African tick-bite fever, South African tickbite fever
spelter's fever
spirillary fever
spirillum fever
splenic fever
spotted fever
spottled fever
spring fever
sthenic fever
stockyards fever
steroid fever
stranger's fever
streptobacillary fever
summer fever
sun fever
suppurative fever
surgical fever
swamp fever
swine fever
symptomatic fever
syphilitic fever
Texas cattle fever, Texas fever
therapeutic fever
thermic fever
thirst fever
threshing fever
tick-bite fever
tick-borne fever
tick fever
Tobia fever
traumatic fever
trench fever
trypanosome fever
tsutsugamushi fever
typhoid fever
typhus fever
undifferentiated type fever
undulant fever
undulating fever
upgrade fever
urethral fever
urinary fever
urticarial fever
uveoparotid fever
valley fever
verruga fever
vivax fever
war fever
Wesselsbron fever
West African fever
West Nile fever
Whitmore's fever
winter fever
Wolhynia fever
womb fever
worm fever
wound fever
Yangtze Valley fever
yellow fever
Zika fever
zinc fume fever
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Translations
trans-top|higher than normal body temperature
Catalan: febre f
Chinese: åç§ (fÄ shÄo)
Czech: t-|cs|horeÄka|f
Dutch: t+|nl|verhoging, t+|nl|koorts|f
Finnish: t+|fi|kuume
French: t+|fr|fièvre|f
German: t+|de|Fieber|n
Guarani: akãnundu
Hungarian: t-|hu|láz
Interlingua: febre
Icelandic: t+|is|hiti|n
Italian: t+|it|febbre|f
Japanese: t+|ja|ç±|sc=Jpan
trans-mid
Latin: t+|la|febris
Kurdish:

Old English: t-|ang|hriþ|xs=Old English
Polish: t-|pl|gorÄczka|f, t+|pl|temperatura|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|febre|f
Romanian: temperaturÄ) f, febrÄ f
Russian: t+|ru|лиÑоÑадка|sc=Cyrl
Spanish: t+|es|fiebre|f
Sumerian: idpa
Swahili: homa (class 9/10)
Welsh: twymyn
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trans-top|usually in combination: any of various diseases
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trans-top|state of excitement (of a person or people)
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