Synonyms of strangulate


1. 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"

2. strangulate, compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

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

3. strangulate, constrict, constringe, narrow

usage: become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"

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