verb (used without object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
verb (used with object), froze, fro·zen, freez·ing.
- 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.
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Example sentences from the Web for freeze
BBC Global News, the commercial, international arm of the BBC, has, like other publishers, weathered sudden double-digit percentage drops in digital ad revenue over the last six months from coronavirus-induced spending freezes.‘We’re getting more used to the uncertainty’: BBC Global News chief on ad-funded news|Lucinda Southern|September 10, 2020|Digiday
For instance, we froze public-sector pay, but we omitted from that freeze the very lowest-paid.
The quandary of whether to freeze eggs or not could become irrelevant overnight.
To get the product from manufacturer to arm, the product is lyophilized (a fancy word for freeze dried).Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MAKE IT AHEAD: Assemble the pot pies completely, cover tightly, and refrigerate for up to a day or freeze for up to a month.
In fact, days after Thompson was elected last November, he requested that Hynes freeze any new ruling on the Lebovits case.
But in Syria, where Shia are a minority, a post-ISIS future threatens to freeze Iran out.How Iran Could Become Our Shadow Enemy in the Syria ISIS War|Jacob Siegel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was first a thaw, then a freeze, then a snow fall which 111preserved everything.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
Get some moss of a dry, fibrous nature, and containing no earthly matter to freeze.Mink Trapping|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Mr. Blake frowned slightly and seemed to freeze all over the surface he presented to the world.The Prisoner|Alice Brown
I aim to work too fast on our old cross-cut saw to have time to freeze.A Ticket to Adventure|Roy J. Snell
It was packed in solid, and then permitted to freeze by leaving the door and two windows open during the freezing weather.Brother Against Brother|Oliver Optic