Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) strangle, strangulate, throttle (kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air) "he tried to strangulate his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
- S: (v) smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress (suppress in order to conceal or hide) "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a laugh"; "repress a cry of fear"
- S: (v) strangle (die from strangulation)
- S: (v) hamper, halter, cramp, strangle (prevent the progress or free movement of) "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
- S: (v) choke, strangle (constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing)
- S: (v) gag, choke, strangle, suffocate (struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake) "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"