Definitions of freeze:
  • noun:   fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level
    Example: "A freeze on hiring"
  • noun:   an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
    Example: "A nuclear freeze"
  • noun:   weather cold enough to cause freezing
  • noun:   the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
  • verb:   anesthetize by cold
  • verb:   prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
    Example: "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
  • verb:   be very cold, below the freezing point
  • verb:   stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
  • verb:   change to ice
  • verb:   cause to freeze
    Example: "Freeze the leftover food"
  • verb:   change from a liquid to a solid when cold
    Example: "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"
  • verb:   be cold
    Example: "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on"
  • verb:   suddenly behave coldly and formally
  • verb:   stop moving or become immobilized
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8141)

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