FREEZE

freeze

1. [Noun]: fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; "a freeze on hiring"

2. [Noun]: weather cold enough to cause freezing

3. [Noun]: an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

4. [Noun]: the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid

5. [Verb]: change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze"

6. [Verb]: change from a liquid to a solid when cold; "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit"

7. [Verb]: be very cold, below the freezing point; "It is freezing in Kalamazoo"

8. [Verb]: suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw her ex-husband"

9. [Verb]: be cold; "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on"

10. [Verb]: stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country"

11. [Verb]: cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food"

12. [Verb]: stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze"

13. [Verb]: anesthetize by cold

14. [Verb]: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

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