Translation of "freeze" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /friːz/ us /friz/ present participle freezing, past tense froze, past participle frozen

B1 If something freezes, it becomes hard and solid because it is very cold.

~が凍る, ~を凍らせる
The pond froze overnight.

B1 to make food last a long time by making it very cold and hard

Freeze any bread that you have left over.

to feel very cold

You’ll freeze if you don’t wear a coat.

to suddenly stop moving, especially because you are frightened

She saw someone outside the window and froze.

(Translation of “freeze” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)