Definition of thaws

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • thaws is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • thaws is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • thaws is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of thaws


  • the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid (noun)

    Examples

    1. the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours

    Synonyms

    1. melt
    2. melting
    3. thawing
  • warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt (noun)

    Examples

    1. they welcomed the spring thaw

    Synonyms

    1. thawing
    2. warming
  • become or cause to become soft or liquid (verb)

    Examples

    1. the ice thawed
    2. dethaw the meat

    Synonyms

    1. dethaw
    2. dissolve
    3. melt
    4. unfreeze
    5. unthaw
  • a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile (noun)

    Examples

    1. the thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs

See definition of thaws in Merriam Webster

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