A manner of grasping and holding:
Firm or absolute control over some activity, process, etc.
Power to restrict or prevent freedom of development, movement, etc.; stranglehold
Find another word for stranglehold. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stranglehold, like: choke, grip, restrict, suppress, monopoly, strangle-hold, , chokehold and throttlehold.