To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check
To interfere with or stop the normal breathing of, especially by constricting the windpipe
I began to throttle it with my hands.
He stared at her, certain he'd throttle her if Gabe didn't eventually.
The adjustment of the air currents in the different splits is affected by regulators which are placed in the return air-ways, and act as throttle valves to determine the volume of air in each case.
I don't care a straw about anyone but those I love; but those I love, I love so that I would give my life for them, and the others I'd throttle if they stood in my way.
The Russians were by this time well on their way to the Theiss, and the terrible girdle which was to throttle the liberties of Hungary was all but completed.