Translation of "freeze" - English-Portuguese 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.

gelar, congelar
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

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

to suddenly stop moving, especially because you are frightened

gelar, ficar paralisado
She saw someone outside the window and froze.

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