To cover (a fire), excluding air from it and causing it to smolder or die down
To become loose or looser:
To reduce the air intake of (a carburetor), thereby enriching the fuel mixture.
To kill by cutting off the supply of air from; suffocate; smother; choke
To die from lack of air or oxygen.
To stop the breathing of
To die by suffocating in water or another liquid.
To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
To inhale air or another gas:
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