English definition of “freeze”
/friːz/ verb (past tense froze, past participle frozen)
ICE [I, T] › If something freezes or is frozen, it becomes hard and solid because it is very cold: The river had frozen overnight. Water freezes at 0° Celsius.
FOOD [I, T] › to make food last a long time by making it very cold and hard: You can freeze any cakes that you have left over.
PERSON [I] › to feel very cold: One of the climbers froze to death on the mountain.
NOT MOVE [I] › to suddenly stop moving, especially because you are frightened: She saw someone outside the window and froze.
LEVEL [T] › to fix the level of something such as a price or rate so that it does not increase