Phrasal Verb 'freeze'

We have 7 phrasal verb definition related to 'freeze'.

Freeze out

Meaning:

Shut out or exclude by unfriendly treatment

Example:

They tried to FREEZE me OUT of the conversation.

Freeze out

Meaning:

Force to retire or withdraw from membership, a job, etc

Example:

After Jim was FROZEN OUT of the case, they hired a new lawyer.

Freeze over

Meaning:

Become covered with ice (lake, river, pond, etc)

Example:

The winter was very severe and the lake FROZE OVER.

Freeze up

Meaning:

Be blocked with ice

Example:

The pipes all FROZE UP so no water came through.

Freeze up

Meaning:

Stop working because the parts of a machine won't move

Example:

The gears had FROZEN UP.

Freeze up

Meaning:

When a computer stops working

Example:

The computer FROZE UP; it showed me the blue screen of death and I couldn't reboot.

Freeze up

Meaning:

Be paralysed with fear

Example:

WE FROZE UP when we heard the window break.