Synonyms of throttling


1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling, suffocation, asphyxiation

usage: the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"


1. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

2. strangle, strangulate, throttle, kill

usage: kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"

3. choke, throttle, enrich

usage: reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor"

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