froze froze  /f ˈroʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
  2. (n) weather cold enough to cause freezing
  3. (n) an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
  4. (n) fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level
  5. (v) stop moving or become immobilized
  6. (v) change to ice
  7. (v) be cold
  8. (v) cause to freeze
  9. (v) stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
  10. (v) be very cold, below the freezing point
  11. (v) change from a liquid to a solid when cold
  12. (v) prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
  13. (v) anesthetize by cold
  14. (v) suddenly behave coldly and formally

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Usage(s):

  1. Federal agents executed search warrants at three Agape offices and froze both company and personal bank accounts, seizing $1.
  2. Doctors analyzed his sample, froze it in a test tube and forgot about it.
  3. I made the mistake of trying to play an HD broadcast, and everything froze.

News

  1. Locastro to sign with Blue Jays

    Tim Locastro's phone froze on Saturday because he was getting so many messages.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Auburn Citizen

  2. Double whammy weather takes toll on all that grows

    The dust-dry summer of 2012 has been followed by the other kill factor: an odd January rainstorm that deposited water on frozen ground.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mankato Free Press

  3. S.E.C. Freezes Assets of Thai Trader in Smithfield Inquiry

    The Securities and Exchange Commission froze the assets of a trader based in Bangkok on Thursday, as it investigates a purported insider trading scheme tied to Smithfield Foods' $4.7 billion sale to a Chinese meat processor.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. Woods, clutching an ice pack to his badly cut lip in a disconsolate dressing room afterwards, said: "I don't know if I froze on the big occasion. On the night, I didn't perform like I could have done really. I could have done much better than that."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Clinton Woods Source: The Star

  2. "I wasn't nervous in the locker room, but when I got out onto the court it was a totally different story - I froze up," Davydenko said. "When you tighten up, your muscles lose feeling and you wonder how to play tennis."
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Nikolay Davydenko Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. When asked about the power of the Bard in a 2006 interview, Hutt said, "First of all, he froze the English language. Nobody has used the English language better than he has. Nobody. ...... And also the world that Shakespeare creates with his...
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: William Hutt Source: Washington Post

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/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /