HyperDic: strangulate

English > 3 senses of the word strangulate:
VERBcontactstrangulate, strangle, throttlekill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
contactstrangulateconstrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
changestrangulatebecome constricted
strangulate > pronunciation
Soundsstrae'nggyahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > strangulate: 3 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 strangulate the prisoners
Synonymsstrangle, throttle
Entailscompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Narrowergarrote, garrotte, garotte, scragstrangle with an iron collar
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishahogar, estrangular
Catalanestrangular
Nounsstrangulationthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
English > strangulate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningconstrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broadercompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Spanishestrangular
Nounsstrangulation(pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid
English > strangulate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome constricted.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The hernia will strangulate"
Broaderconstrict, constringe, narrowBecome tight or as if tight
Spanishestrangularse
Catalanestrangular-se, estrangular

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