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Synonyms for freeze
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Wiktionary

  1. freezeverb

    Especially of a liquid, to become solid due to low temperature.

    Synonyms:
    solidify

    Antonyms:
    liquify, unfreeze, defrost

Princeton's WordNet

  1. freeze, freezingnoun

    the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid

    Synonyms:
    frost, freezing, halt

    Antonyms:
    unblock, unfreeze, boil, free, release

  2. freeze, frostnoun

    weather cold enough to cause freezing

    Synonyms:
    hoarfrost, hoar, halt, frost, freezing, rime, icing

    Antonyms:
    release, unblock, free, unfreeze, boil

  3. freeze, haltnoun

    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement

    "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

    Synonyms:
    stay, hitch, stoppage, halt, frost, check, arrest, stop, freezing

    Antonyms:
    boil, unblock, release, free, unfreeze

  4. freezeverb

    fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level

    "a freeze on hiring"

    Synonyms:
    frost, freezing, halt

    Antonyms:
    boil, release, free, unfreeze, unblock

  5. freeze, stop deadverb

    stop moving or become immobilized

    "When he saw the police car he froze"

    Synonyms:
    block, stop dead, immobilize, suspend, freeze down, freeze out, immobilise

    Antonyms:
    release, unfreeze, boil, free, unblock

  6. freezeverb

    change to ice

    "The water in the bowl froze"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    unfreeze, unblock, release, boil, free

  7. freezeverb

    be cold

    "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    free, unfreeze, unblock, boil, release

  8. freezeverb

    cause to freeze

    "Freeze the leftover food"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    unfreeze, free, boil, release, unblock

  9. freeze, suspendverb

    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it

    "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"

    Synonyms:
    block, stop dead, immobilize, set aside, suspend, freeze down, debar, freeze out, immobilise

    Antonyms:
    boil, unfreeze, free, release, unblock

  10. freezeverb

    be very cold, below the freezing point

    "It is freezing in Kalamazoo"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    unblock, unfreeze, release, free, boil

  11. freeze, freeze out, freeze downverb

    change from a liquid to a solid when cold

    "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"

    Synonyms:
    block, stop dead, immobilize, suspend, freeze down, freeze out, immobilise

    Antonyms:
    unblock, unfreeze, free, boil, release

  12. freeze, block, immobilize, immobiliseverb

    prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

    "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

    Synonyms:
    pin, block up, lug, trap, halt, obturate, suspend, jam, block off, close up, blank out, obstruct, deflect, parry, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, freeze down, hinder, impede, block, forget, freeze out, immobilize, stop, stuff, stymy, stop dead, blockade, immobilise, bar, occlude, barricade, choke up, stymie

    Antonyms:
    unfreeze, free, boil, release, unblock

  13. freezeverb

    anesthetize by cold

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    boil, unfreeze, release, unblock, free

  14. freezeverb

    suddenly behave coldly and formally

    "She froze when she saw her ex-husband"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, freeze out, freeze down, block, stop dead, suspend, immobilize

    Antonyms:
    boil, free, release, unfreeze, unblock

Editors Contribution

  1. lockdown

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. freezeverb

    Synonyms:
    be congealed, be frozen

  2. freezeverb

    Synonyms:
    be chilled

  3. freezeverb

    Synonyms:
    congeal, solidify by cold, turn to ice

  4. freezeverb

    Synonyms:
    chill, benumb

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. freezeverb

    Synonyms:
    congeal

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How to use freeze in a sentence?

  1. Sara Jacobs:

    I'm fortunate that I am able to pay out of pocket to be able to do it, but I think the most important thing is not saying,' Every person should go freeze their eggs.' It's that every person should have access to the full range of choices. We know that infertility doesn't discriminate by socioeconomic status, only access to fertility treatments do.

  2. Del Pino:

    Production has been frozen ... Because if you see the decline in the non-OPEC and all the situation that happened in several countries, production has been maintained the same in the last three or four months, so de facto we have freeze conditions.

  3. Ed Royce:

    We have the option ... you freeze the accounts at the banks and you tell the institutions 'you're either going to do business with the United States, or you can do business with North Korea'.

  4. Margo Woota:

    Ninety percent of American kids eat too much sodium every day, schools have been moving in the right direction, so it makes no sense to freeze that progress in its tracks — and allow dangerous high levels of salt in school lunch.

  5. Antony Blinken:

    Collectively they hold more than $ 80 billion in assets, these measures freeze their assets in the United States, prohibit American individuals or businesses from doing any transactions with them, shut them out of the global financial system and foreclose access to the U.S. dollar.


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