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Another word for throttle

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Verb
  1. To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

      1. To avoid; disregard:
      2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
      3. (Obs.) To murder by suffocating so as to leave the body unmarked and fit to be sold for dissection
      1. (Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
      2. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
      3. To become strained with emotion
      1. To block off or obstruct (a pipe or valve, for example).
      2. (Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
      3. To experience a regurgitative spasm in the throat, as from revulsion to a food or smell or in reflexive response to an introduced object.
      1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
      2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
      1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
      2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
      1. To be or become silent or still.
      2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
      3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
      1. To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
      2. To wrap or cover in order to deaden or prevent sound
      3. To repress; stifle.
      1. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
      2. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
      3. To overcome; subdue; suppress
      1. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
      2. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
      3. To put down or subdue by force:
      1. To be concealed or suppressed.
      2. To hide or suppress by or as by covering; stifle
      3. To conceal, suppress, or hide:
      1. (Archaic) To crush by trampling.
      2. To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
      3. To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
      1. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
      2. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
      3. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
      1. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
      2. To become strangled.
      3. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
      1. To inhibit the expression of:
      2. To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
      3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
    See also:

    restraint

  2. To interfere with or stop the normal breathing of, especially by constricting the windpipe

      1. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
      2. To block up or obstruct by filling or clogging:
      3. To become strained with emotion
      1. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
      2. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
      3. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
    See also:

    breath

Another word for throttle

Noun
      1. A person who gives the signal to start, as in a race
      2. A pure culture used to start fermentation of cream, etc.
      3. Any of various devices for initiating motion in an internal-combustion engine; specif., an electric motor briefly activated by the ignition switch and powered by the battery to turn the flywheel
      1. (US, automotive) Accelerator; foot control for fuel flow.
      1. (US) gas pedal
      2. A gaseous fuel, such as natural gas.
      3. A condition resulting from indigestion in which such gas causes abdominal bloating, flatulence, etc.
      1. A signal or program made by means of such transmission:
      2. Food for animals, especially livestock.
      3. Material or an amount of material supplied, as to a machine or furnace.
    See also:

    accelerator

Verb
  1. To choke

      1. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
      2. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
      3. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
      1. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
      2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
      3. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
      1. To interfere with the expression of a gene or gene segment so that its biological function is suppressed.
      2. To put (enemy guns) out of action
      3. To cause to be silent; still; quiet
    See also:

    choke

  2. To censor

      1. (Electronics) To eliminate or weaken (an unwanted oscillation, echo, etc.) in a circuit
      2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
      3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
      1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
      2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
      3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
      1. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
      2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
      3. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
    See also:

    censor