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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) choke

Synonyms: choke Definition: a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

Hypernyms: valve Definition: control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

Synonyms: choke, choke coil, choking coil Definition: a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

Hypernyms: coil Definition: reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit

Synonyms for (verb) choke

Synonyms: choke Definition: breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion Usage: She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband

Hypernyms: suspire, take a breath, breathe, respire Definition: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs Usage: I can breathe better when the air is clean; The patient is respiring

Synonyms: gag, choke Definition: cause to retch or choke

Hypernyms: sicken Definition: make sick or ill Usage: This kind of food sickens me

Synonyms: choke, gag, suffocate, strangle Definition: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake Usage: he swallowed a fishbone and gagged

Hypernyms: hurt, suffer Definition: feel pain or be in pain

Synonyms: strangle, choke Definition: constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: throttle, choke Definition: reduce the air supply Usage: choke a carburetor

Hypernyms: enrich Definition: make better or improve in quality Usage: The experience enriched her understanding; enriched foods

Synonyms: snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, go, pass, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire Definition: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life Usage: She died from cancer; The children perished in the fire; The patient went peacefully; The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: suffocate, choke Definition: suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of Usage: His job suffocated him

Hypernyms: dampen, stifle Definition: smother or suppress Usage: Stifle your curiosity

Synonyms: choke, suffocate Definition: become stultified, suppressed, or stifled Usage: He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village

Hypernyms: become, turn Definition: undergo a change or development Usage: The water turned into ice; Her former friend became her worst enemy; He turned traitor

Synonyms: choke, stifle, suffocate, asphyxiate Definition: impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of Usage: The foul air was slowly suffocating the children

Hypernyms: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: clog, clog up, choke, choke off, congest, foul, back up Definition: become or cause to become obstructed Usage: The leaves clog our drains in the Fall; The water pipe is backed up

Hypernyms: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: fret, gag, choke Definition: be too tight; rub or press Usage: This neckband is choking the cat

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: choke, scrag Definition: wring the neck of Usage: The man choked his opponent

Hypernyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: choke Definition: check or slow down the action or effect of Usage: She choked her anger

Hypernyms: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

Synonyms: choke Definition: fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation Usage: The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience

Hypernyms: fail, neglect Definition: fail to do something; leave something undone Usage: She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib; The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account