- Canasta. to play a wild card on (the discard pile) so as to make it frozen.
- Poker. to eliminate (other players) in a game of freezeout.
Origin of freeze
OTHER WORDS FROM freeze
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH freezefreeze , frieze
How to use freeze in a sentence
Edible plants could have been stored for the winter as a source of carbohydrates, but supplies would have waned as the annual big freeze wore on, the scientists suspect.Ice Age hunters’ leftovers may have fueled dog domestication|Bruce Bower|January 7, 2021|Science News
Last winter was almost nonexistent, even if we had a cruel late freeze.
I also saw some hosta leaves sprouting, and they are destined to get zapped by forthcoming freezes.
In most spots outside the Beltway and away from water, it was a hard freeze.PM Update: Today had a frozen start, but warmer temperatures are on the way|Ian Livingston|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Researchers try to preserve the wood’s structure temporarily by coating the pieces with polyethylene glycol or literally zapping it with a giant freeze dryer, but that doesn’t last forever.How scientists keep ancient shipwrecks from crumbling into dust|Sara Kiley Watson|November 3, 2020|Popular-Science