Meaning of “cool (sb/sth) down/off” in the English Dictionary

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"cool (sb/sth) down/off" in British English

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cool (sb/sth) down/off

phrasal verb with cool uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/ verb

B2 to become less hot, or to make someone or something become less hot:

She waited until her coffee had cooled down before taking a sip.
We went for a swim to cool off.

(Definition of “cool (sb/sth) down/off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)