To stifle is to stop someone from breathing or suppress actions by yourself or others.
To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
Loss of consciousness as a result of too little oxygen and too much carbon dioxide in the blood: suffocation causes asphyxia
To bring to total defeat; crush
To die by suffocating in water or another liquid.
To put an end to forcibly; subdue:
(Intransitive) To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated.
(Obs.) To murder by suffocating so as to leave the body unmarked and fit to be sold for dissection
To cause to retch or choke
Free means to release or let go.
The definition of choke is to cut off oxygen, to be unable to breath, to block something, to become unable to perform at a crucial point.
To stop the breathing of
Find another word for suffocate. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for suffocate, like: choke, smother, suffocation, stifle, asphyxiation, strangle, asphyxia, asphyxiate, engulf, destroy and drown.