Synonyms for strangulate

Synonyms for (verb) strangulate

Synonyms: strangulate

Definition: become constricted

Usage: The hernia will strangulate

Similar words: narrow, constrict, constringe

Definition: become tight or as if tight

Usage: Her throat constricted

Synonyms: strangulate

Definition: constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

Similar words: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze

Definition: squeeze or press together

Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: strangle, strangulate, throttle

Definition: kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

Usage: he tried to strangle his opponent; A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

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