Strangle Synonyms and Antonyms

străng'gəl

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Synonyms for Strangle

To cause asphyxia in; smother.
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To die by being suffocated
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To strangle in order to rob.
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To keep or confine within physical limits:
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To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
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(Biology) To prevent the transcription of a gene or the synthesis of a protein by the combination of a protein with an operator gene.
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To thwart passage of; veto:
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To bring (a country) under control by force.
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To execute by strangulation
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Muffle is defined as to wrap or cover for protection, to keep warm or make quiet.
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To suppress, to put an end to (something); to extinguish. [from 14th c.]
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(US) to halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force
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Throttle is defined as to control the speed of an engine or the flow of fuel in an engine, or to hold down or choke.
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To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection.
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
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To extinguish; put out
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To cover (a fire), excluding air from it and causing it to smolder or die down
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To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check
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To cause to retch or choke
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To put into a hamper.
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To control with or as if with a halter.
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(Intransitive) (of a muscle) To contract painfully and uncontrollably.
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(Medicine) To stop flow through a vessel.
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Antonyms for Strangle

To emotionally disengage or to distract oneself from a situation.
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Common misspelling of lose.
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Free means to release or let go.
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Words Related to Strangle

To hold back or keep in check; control:
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(Intransitive) To perform badly at a crucial stage of a competition because one is nervous, especially when one is winning.
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To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
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To interfere with or stop the normal breathing of, especially by constricting the windpipe
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To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check
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Find another word for strangle. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for strangle, like: asphyxiate, suffocate, garrote, restrain, restrict, stifle, repress, kill, subdue, choke and suppress.