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KK Pronunciation

〔 friz 〕


〔 friːz 〕

Overview of noun freeze

The noun freeze has 4 senses

  • freeze, freezing -- (the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid)

  • freeze, frost -- (weather cold enough to cause freezing)

  • freeze, halt -- (an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze")

  • freeze -- (fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; "a freeze on hiring")

Overview of verb freeze

The verb freeze has 10 senses

  • freeze, stop dead -- (stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze")

  • freeze -- (change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze")

  • freeze -- (be cold; "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on")

  • freeze -- (cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food")

  • freeze, suspend -- (stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country")

  • freeze -- (be very cold, below the freezing point; "It is freezing in Kalamazoo")

  • freeze, freeze out, freeze down -- (change from a liquid to a solid when cold; "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit")

  • freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise -- (prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government")

  • freeze -- (anesthetize by cold)

  • freeze -- (suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw her ex-husband")