HyperDic: asphyxiate

English > 3 senses of the word asphyxiate:
VERBcontactasphyxiate, smother, suffocatedeprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
contactasphyxiate, suffocate, stifle, chokeimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
changeasphyxiate, suffocate, stiflebe asphyxiated
asphyxiate > pronunciation
Soundsaesfih'ksiyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > asphyxiate: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdeprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey want to asphyxiate the prisoners
Synonymssmother, suffocate
EntailscoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
BroaderkillCause to die
Similar tosuffocate, stifle, asphyxiateBe asphyxiated
Spanishasfixiar, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar
Nounsasphyxiaa condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis
asphyxiationkilling by depriving of oxygen
asphyxiationthe condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)
English > asphyxiate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssuffocate, stifle, choke
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Spanishasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, estrangular, reprimir, sufocar
Nounsasphyxiaa condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis
asphyxiationthe condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)
English > asphyxiate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBe asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssuffocate, stifle
Narrowerstrangledie from strangulation
Broaderdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Similar tosmother, asphyxiate, suffocatedeprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
Spanishahogarse, asfixiarse, asfixiar, atragantarse, reprimir, sofocarse
Catalanasfixiar-se, asfixiar, ennuegar-se, ofegar-se, reprimir, sufocar-se
Nounsasphyxiaa condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis
asphyxiationkilling by depriving of oxygen
asphyxiationthe condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

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