To kill by cutting off the supply of air from; suffocate; smother; choke
To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To kill by suffocation in water or other liquid
(Intransitive) To expel air from the lungs, exhale
Find another word for asphyxiates. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for asphyxiates, like: suffocates, smothers, chokes, stifles, strangles, drowns, loosens and breathes.