Antonyms of verb freeze

2 of 10 senses of freeze

Sense 2
freeze -- (change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze")
       Antonym of boil (Sense 1)
      => boil -- (come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius")

Sense 8
freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise -- (prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government")
       Antonym of unfreeze (Sense 2)
      => unblock, unfreeze, free, release -- (make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb freeze

10 senses of freeze

Sense 1
freeze, stop dead -- (stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze")
       => stand still -- (remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by")

Sense 2
freeze -- (change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 3
freeze -- (be cold; "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on")
       => suffer -- (feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather")

Sense 4
freeze -- (cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
freeze, suspend -- (stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it; "Suspend the aid to the war-torn country")
       => interrupt, break -- (terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty")

Sense 6
freeze -- (be very cold, below the freezing point; "It is freezing in Kalamazoo")

Sense 7
freeze, freeze out, freeze down -- (change from a liquid to a solid when cold; "Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit")
       => solidify -- (become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled")

Sense 8
freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise -- (prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government")
       => withhold, keep back -- (hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room")

Sense 9
freeze -- (anesthetize by cold)
       => anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out -- (administer an anesthetic drug to; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth")

Sense 10
freeze -- (suddenly behave coldly and formally; "She froze when she saw her ex-husband")
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

Antonyms of adj frozen

7 senses of frozen

Sense 1
frozen (vs. unfrozen) -- (turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook")

unfrozen (vs. frozen) -- (not frozen; "unfrozen ground")
        => ice-free -- (free of ice and open to travel; "an ice-free channel in the river")
        => liquescent, melting -- (becoming liquid)
        => slushy -- (being or resembling melting snow; "slushy snow"; "deep slushy mud")
        => thawed -- (no longer frozen; "the thawed ground was muddy")

Sense 2
frozen (predicate), rooted (predicate), stock-still -- (absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted in astonishment")

INDIRECT (VIA nonmoving) -> moving -- (in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine")

Sense 3
frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry -- (devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile")

INDIRECT (VIA cold) -> hot -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument")

Sense 4
frozen -- (not thawed)

INDIRECT (VIA unmelted) -> melted, liquid, liquified -- (changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow")

Sense 5
flash-frozen, quick-frozen, frozen -- ((used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value; "frozen foods")

INDIRECT (VIA preserved) -> fresh -- (not canned or otherwise preserved; "fresh vegetables")

Sense 6
frozen -- (not convertible to cash; "frozen assets")

INDIRECT (VIA nondisposable) -> disposable -- (free or available for use or disposition; "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"; "disposable assets")

Sense 7
fixed, frozen -- (incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes")

INDIRECT (VIA unchangeable) -> changeable, changeful -- (such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices")

Similarity of adj frozen

7 senses of frozen

Sense 1
frozen (vs. unfrozen) -- (turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook")
       => frostbitten -- (injured by freezing or partial freezing; "frostbitten fingers"; "frostbitten grapes unsalable as fresh fruit")
       => frost-bound -- ((of the ground) made hard by frost)
       => glaciated -- (covered with ice (as by a glacier) or affected by glacial action)
       => icebound -- (locked in by ice; "icebound harbors")
       => ice-clogged -- (obstructed by ice; "ice-clogged rivers")
       => icy -- (covered with or containing or consisting of ice; "icy northern waters")
       => sleety -- (consisting of or of the nature of frozen or partially frozen rain)
       => unthawed -- (still frozen; "there wasn't time to cook the unthawed turkey, so they had to settle for hotdogs")
          Also See-> cold#1; unmelted#1

Sense 2
frozen (predicate), rooted (predicate), stock-still -- (absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted in astonishment")
       => nonmoving (vs. moving), unmoving -- (not in motion)

Sense 3
frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry -- (devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile")
       => cold (vs. hot) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold")

Sense 4
frozen -- (not thawed)
       => unmelted (vs. melted) -- (not melted; "streets unpassable because of piles of unmelted snow")

Sense 5
flash-frozen, quick-frozen, frozen -- ((used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value; "frozen foods")
       => preserved (vs. fresh) -- (prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use)

Sense 6
frozen -- (not convertible to cash; "frozen assets")
       => nondisposable (vs. disposable) -- ((of assets) unavailable for use)

Sense 7
fixed, frozen -- (incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices"; "living on fixed incomes")
       => unchangeable (vs. changeable) -- (not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life")

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