What is another word for freezes up?

20 synonyms found


[ fɹˈiːzɪz ˈʌp], [ fɹˈiːzɪz ˈʌp], [ f_ɹ_ˈiː_z_ɪ_z ˈʌ_p]

There are several alternative phrases that can be used instead of "freezes up." Some possible synonyms include "locks up," "crashes," "hangs," "becomes unresponsive," or "stops responding." These terms can be used to describe situations where a program, computer, or electronic device stops working properly and fails to respond to commands. Often, these issues are associated with problems like bugs, glitches, or software conflicts. While these terms all express the same concept of something being unresponsive or malfunctioning, they may be more or less appropriate depending on the specific context and audience.

How to use "Freezes up" in context?

Ever since I got my new laptop, it has been freezing up on me. It's gotten to the point where it'll randomly freeze up, and I have to do a hard reset to get it back working. I'm not the only person with this problem, as I've heard numerous people say the same thing.

I initially thought it was just a problem with my laptop, but after doing some research online, I found out that this is an all too common issue with laptops. Laptops are made with a lithium ion battery, which can overheat and cause the laptop to freeze up.

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