HyperDic: choke_off

English > 2 senses of the expression choke off:
VERBchangechoke off, choke down, choke backsuppress
contactchoke off, clog, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foulbecome or cause to become obstructed
English > choke off: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSuppress.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymschoke down, choke back
Broadersuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerTo put down by force or authority
Spanishtragarse
Catalanempassar-se
English > choke off: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBecome or cause to become obstructed.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsclog, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
Narrowercrap upBecome obstructed or chocked up
gum upstick together as if with gum
silt up, siltBecome chocked with silt
stuff, lug, choke up, blockobstruct
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
OppositeunclogBecome or cause to become unobstructed
Spanishasfixiar, atascar, atorar, atrancar, congestionar, empantanar, obstruir
Catalanasfixiar, embussar-se, embussar, empantanar, empantanegar-se, encallar-se, encallar, enfangar, obstruir, tapar-se

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