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

1 sense of thaw

Sense 1
dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt -- (become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat")
       => liquefy, flux, liquify -- (become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied")

Antonyms of adj thawed

2 senses of thawed

Sense 1
thawed -- (no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacherous")

INDIRECT (VIA melted) -> unmelted -- (not melted; "streets unpassable because of piles of unmelted snow")

Sense 2
thawed -- (no longer frozen; "the thawed ground was muddy")

INDIRECT (VIA unfrozen) -> frozen -- (turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook")

Similarity of adj thawed

2 senses of thawed

Sense 1
thawed -- (no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacherous")
       => melted (vs. unmelted), liquid, liquified -- (changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow")

Sense 2
thawed -- (no longer frozen; "the thawed ground was muddy")
       => unfrozen (vs. frozen) -- (not frozen; "unfrozen ground")

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