Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of “freeze”

freeze

verb
 
/friːz/ (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
congelar
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.
(Definition of freeze from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Excluding, but you might be interested in these topics from the Including and excluding topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “freeze” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More