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freeze

Sinónimos de freeze en inglés:

verbo

  • 1 it was so cold that the river Thames froze
    turn into ice, ice over, ice up, solidify, harden
    archaic glaciate
    [Antónimos] thaw, melt
  • 2 they freeze the fish as soon as they catch them
    deep-freeze, quick-freeze, freeze-dry, put in the freezer, pack in ice, put on ice, ice;
    store at a low temperature, chill, cool, refrigerate;
    preserve
    [Antónimos] thaw, warm up
  • 3 the campers stifled in summer and froze in winter
    feel very cold, go numb with cold, turn blue with cold, shiver, shiver with cold, get chilled, get chilled to the bone/marrow
    informal feel Jack Frost's fingers
    [Antónimos] overheat
  • 4 when under attack the animals freeze
    stop dead, stop in one's tracks, stop, stand (stock) still, go rigid, become motionless, become paralysed
    [Antónimos] run away
  • 5 the prices of basic foodstuffs were frozen
    fix, suspend, hold, peg, set;
    limit, restrict, curb, check, cap, confine, control, regulate;
    [Antónimos] change
  • Frases

    freeze someone out

    1
    informal she was frozen out by her husband's relatives
    [Antónimos] include, welcome
    exclude, leave out, shut out, cut out, neglect, ignore, ostracize, reject, disown, spurn, slight, snub, shun, cut, cut dead, turn one's back on, cold-shoulder, give someone the cold shoulder, leave out in the cold;
    informal knock back, brush off, give someone the brush-off, stiff-arm, hand someone the frozen mitt
    British informal blank
    North American informal give someone the brush
    Australian informal snout
    informal , dated give someone the go-by
    Christianity excommunicate

    sustantivo

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  • 1 only three race meetings have escaped the big freeze
    cold snap, spell of cold weather, freeze-up, frost
    [Antónimos] heatwave
  • 2 a two-year wage freeze
    fix, suspension, hold
  • Palabras de enlace

    cryo- related prefix, as in cryonic, cryolite

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