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  Words related to freeze

Related / Similar Words: halt, frost, freezing, block, immobilize, immobilise, suspend, freeze out, freeze down, stop dead

 

Definition:
  • fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; "a freeze on hiring";
  • an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze";
  • weather cold enough to cause freezing;
  • the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid;
  • suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw her ex-husband";
  • anesthetize by cold;
  • be cold; "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on";
  • prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government";
  • stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country";
  • change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze";
  • cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food";
  • change from a liquid to a solid when cold; "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit";
  • stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze";
  • be very cold, below the freezing point; "It is freezing in Kalamazoo";

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    Hyponyms: hiring freeze, price freeze, wage freeze, freeze-drying, lyophilization, lyophilisation, frost, icing, glaciate, deep freeze, quick-freeze, flash-freeze, fixate, settle on

     

    Grouped Verbs: freeze out, freeze down

     

    Entailments: solidify

     

    Derivational Morphology: block, immobilize, immobilise, stop, halt, kibosh, hold, arrest, suspend, frost, freeze out, freeze down, pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension, abeyance, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement, freezing, deep-freeze, Deepfreeze, deep freezer, freezer

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: chom and skornañ and sonnañ   Catalan: congelar and glaçar  
    Dutch: bevriezen and verstijven   Finnish: jäädyttää and jäätyä and jähmettyä  
    French: congeler and glacer and se figer   German: einfrieren and erstarren and gefrieren  
    Indonesian: beku   Interlingua: congelar  
    Italian: congelare and raffreddare   Japanese: 凍る  
    Korean: 얼다 and 얼리다 and 얼어붙다   Polish: zamarzać and zastygnąć  
    Portuguese: congelar   Romanian: îngheţa  
    Russian: замерзать and замирать and замораживать   Spanish: helar  
    Swedish: frysa   Turkish: dondurmak and donmak  
     
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