HyperDic: strangle

English > 6 senses of the word strangle:
VERBcontactstrangle, strangulate, throttlekill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
contactstrangle, smother, stifle, muffle, repressconceal or hide
changestrangledie from strangulation
changestrangle, hamper, halter, crampprevent the progress or free movement of
bodystrangle, chokeconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
bodystrangle, gag, choke, suffocatestruggle / struggle for breath
strangle > pronunciation
Soundsstrae'nggahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningkill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey want to strangle the prisoners
Example"he tried to strangle his opponent"
Synonymsstrangulate, throttle
Entailscompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Narrowergarrote, garrotte, garotte, scragstrangle with an iron collar
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishahogar, estrangular
Catalanestrangular
Nounsstranglersomeone who kills by strangling
strangleran epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree
strangling, strangulationthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningconceal or hide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "strangle a yawn"
Synonymssmother, stifle, muffle, repress
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Spanishamortiguar, reprimir
Catalanofegar, reprimir, sufocar
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdie from strangulation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadersuffocate, stifle, asphyxiateBe asphyxiated
Spanishestrangular
Nounsstrangulationthe condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningprevent the progress or free movement of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
Synonymshamper, halter, cramp
Broaderrestrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleplace limits on (extent or access)
Spanishacalambrar, dificultar, estrangular, obstaculizar
Catalandificultar, obstaculitzar
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymchoke
Cause tochokebreathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
Broadercompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Spanishahogar, asfixiar, estrangular, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, escanyar, estrangular, ofegar, sufocar
Nounsstrangulationthe condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage
English > strangle: 6 senses > verb 6, body
Meaningstruggle / struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsgag, choke, suffocate
Broadersuffer, hurtFeel pain or be in pain
Spanishahogar, asfixiar, estrangular, sofocar
Catalanasfixiar, escanyar, estrangular, ofegar, sufocar

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